RSPB staff at work at The Lodge, headquarters. Jacob Skinner, an apprentice working in Information Systems at RSPB, Sandy, Bedfordshire

RSPB Media Centre

Welcome to the RSPB's Media Centre. We are here to help you produce great stories, providing you with topical news, features and comments.

You can also find the contact details of our national and regional media officers across the UK, our press release archive and details of the resources we can provide to help you. We place a very high value on quality media coverage and we look forward to working with you to achieve this.

Latest press releases

osprey pair with their young from 2017

Man found guilty of recklessly disturbing ospreys at Bassenthwaite

Wednesday 15 August 2018 by Lake District Osprey Project

Paul Barnes was fined £300 with £2,000 costs at Workington Magistrates Court after a three-day trial.


Don’t miss the RSPB Binocular and Telescope Open Weekend on 25 and 26 August

Wednesday 15 August 2018 by RSPB Northern England

Get up close and personal with nature and pop along to the Binocular and Telescope Open Weekend at RSPB Leighton Moss in..

Explore the Land of the Giants at RSPB Bempton Cliffs

Tuesday 14 August 2018 by RSPB Northern England

Thousands of gannets make their home on these towering chalk cliffs between March and October, creating England’s largest..

Severe declines of mountain hares on Scottish grouse moors

Tuesday 14 August 2018 by James Reynolds

New study shows mammals at less than one per cent of original levels

Adult white-tailed eagle lands beside two chicks that are sat on a grassy hillside

Young eagles soar for first time in nearly 150 years

Thursday 9 August 2018 by Kirsty Nutt

The two white-tailed eagle chicks that hatched in Hoy in May, have successfully fledged. They are the first young white..

 Nightjar, Caprimulgus europaeus. Adult roosting during daylight hours, perched on a log, relying on camouflage and immobility for disguise. The Lodge RSPB reserve, Bedfordshire, England.

Rare birds breeding at RSPB HQ for first time in 45 years

Thursday 9 August 2018 by Rupert Masefield

Nightjars have returned to breed at The Lodge nature reserve

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