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

New UK Red List for birds - More than one in four species in serious trouble

Thursday 2 December 2021 by Vanessa Amaral-Rogers

The latest assessment of the status of all the UK’s 245 regularly-occurring bird species – Birds of Conservation Concern..

New UK Red List for birds: more than one in four species in serious trouble

Wednesday 1 December 2021

The UK Red List for birds now stands at 70 species and is almost double the length of that of the first UK review in 1996..

Rhestr Goch Newydd y DU ar gyfer adar: mwy na un ym mhob pedair rhywogaeth mewn perygl difrifol

Wednesday 1 December 2021

Mae Rhestr Goch y DU ar gyfer adar bellach yn cynnwys 70 o rywogaethau, ac mae hynny bron yn ddwbl hyd arolwg cyntaf y DU..

New threat to England’s wildlife-rich hedgerows from ‘gap’ in agricultural policy

Thursday 25 November 2021

England’s iconic hedgerows face a substantial new threat due to upcoming changes in agricultural policy

RSPB NI: Celebrate your inner Robin at RSPB Belfast WOW this Christmas

Wednesday 24 November 2021

This Christmas season RSPB NI is inviting families to get in the festive spirit and celebrate their inner robin at the brand..

New report reveals huge declines in Europe’s birds

Tuesday 16 November 2021

New data by the RSPB, Birdlife International and the Czech Society for Ornithology suggests around 600 million breeding..