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Welcome to the RSPB's Media Centre, we are here to help you produce great stories.

Providing you with topical news, features and comment is just the start. 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.

The stories we tell reflect the RSPB's leading role as a campaigning charity working to save threatened birds and wildlife, the special places they depend on and the environment that supports them.

Our unique combination of practical land management and cutting edge policy work is supported by sound science and more than a million members, including the world's largest wildlife club for young people.

Latest press releases

International team fits satellite tags to keep tabs on UK’s rarest raptors

28 July 2015

Conservationists fit satellite tags to three Montagu’s harriers in East Anglia to learn about our rarest breeding bird of prey.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Take a walk on the wild side

28 July 2015

RSPB Scotland’s Loch of Strathbeg nature reserve invites visitors for a behind the scenes look at recent meadow restoration work.

Ragged robin

European bird protection law saves threatened species

28 July 2015

New research reveals that many of Europe's threatened birds owe their recovery to the Birds Directive

Avocet in flight

Bioblitz survey this weekend will aim to identify and record every species in the city, and everyone is welcome to join in

24 July 2015

RSPB Scotland is calling on people in Glasgow to help discover the city’s wildlife by taking part in a bioblitz this Sunday (July 26).

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Wytham Woods celebrate a big wild night out

23 July 2015

On August 8, the RSPB and Oxford University will be welcoming families to camp under the stars and discover what really goes bump in the night at Oxford University’s famous wild woods as part of the annual RSPB Big Wild Sleepout.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

The matchbox challenge is on at Coombes Valley!

22 July 2015

RSPB Coombes Valley nature reserve, near Leek, kicked off its matchbox challenge yesterday, a self-led series of events held throughout the Summer holidays, exploring the beauty of the smaller things in life.

Woodland at Coombes Valley

Rare spider spotted at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond is first record in twenty years

22 July 2015

A rare spider which hasn’t been found in Scotland in 20 years, has been spotted at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

MSP hails success of Ross-shire red kite partnership: Bill Kidd MSP, Holyrood red kite species champion, urges public to “come and see for yourself” during visit to Tollie Red Kites

21 July 2015

Bill Kidd MSP, the Scottish Parliament’s red kite species champion, has expressed delight at the success of the Tollie Red Kites viewing facility.

Red kite in flight, Wales

Our uplands are becoming a burning issue

21 July 2015

The management of our uplands has become a burning issue, as a new scientific paper reveals.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Rare chance for families to discover the secret world of Flat Holm Island after dark.

21 July 2015

This summer families in and around Cardiff are being encouraged to spend a night in nature’s home by taking part in the RSPB’s Big Wild Sleepout. Money raised from the event will go towards saving nature.

Titchwell Big Wild Sleepout

Contacts

  • UK Press office: 01767 681577
  • Out of hours: 01767 681577 (answerphone)
  • Northern Ireland: 028 9049 1547
  • Scotland: 0131 317 4100
  • Wales: 029 2035 3007
  • E-mail: pressoffice@rspb.org.uk