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Blue tit Parus caeruleus, on seed feeder with family watching in the background, back garden, Cheshire

Fill up your feeders: it's time for Big Garden Birdwatch 2017!

Friday 27 January 2017

This year the world’s largest wildlife survey will take place over three days for the first time.

UK Birds Get involved Giving nature a home where you live Wildlife
TAPE Event, created by Numen / For Use- a Croatian collective working in the field of conceptual art, scenography and spatial design. Brought to Cardiff as part of a partnership between RSPB Cymru’s flagship Giving Nature a Home in Cardiff project, Welsh arts organisation Migrations and the City of Cardiff Council, children playing, Cardiff

Nature, Cardiff wants you!

Thursday 26 January 2017

Nature Cardiff wants you to engage with wildlife and give nature a home in the Cardiff area.

Wales Campaigns Get involved Giving nature a home where you live
Sherwood Proposed visitors centre

New Sherwood Forest visitor centre on target as planning permission approved

Tuesday 17 January 2017

A new Sherwood Forest visitor centre is on target as planning permission has been approved.

UK Conservation Reserves
Yellowhammer perched on a yellow flower calling

New study reveals lost birdsong of Britain

Thursday 12 January 2017

Some regional bird accents, thought to be lost in the UK, can still be heard on the other wise of the world, study finds

International UK Birds Conservation
Heather in bloom amidst Scots Pines, RSPB Abernethy nature reserve

RSPB Scotland responds to "Scotland's Place in Europe"

Tuesday 20 December 2016

“Scotland’s Place in Europe”, sets out the Scottish Government’s position following the result of the EU referendum.

Scotland Conservation The RSPB's positions
Male Bearded reedling Panurus biarmicus, feeding in Phragmites reed bed. Tay Reedbeds RSPB reserve. Near Perth, Scotland.

Bearded tits reach record numbers

Tuesday 13 December 2016

The bearded tit – one of the UK's rarest breeding birds – has continued to bounce back from a population crash.

UK Birds Conservation
Hen harrier Circus cyaneus, female in flight against blue sky, Geltsdale, Cumbria

RSPB Scotland responds to Gift of Grouse press release

Monday 5 December 2016

RSPB Scotland has dismissed a press release issued today by the Gift of Grouse campaign.

Scotland Birds Conservation The RSPB's positions
Wind farms

RSPB Scotland supports offshore floating wind project

Wednesday 30 November 2016

Floating offshore wind farm given the okay from RSPB Scotland following consultation response.

Scotland Conservation The RSPB's positions Wildlife
 Golden eagle at nest

Welcome rise in Scotland's golden eagle population, according to fourth national survey

Thursday 10 November 2016

Results from the fourth national golden eagle survey show that the population has increased to 50 pairs in Scotland.

Scotland Birds Conservation
Common eider Somateria mollissima, Northumberland

Save Northumberland's sea duck

Wednesday 12 October 2016

The RSPB is calling for better protection for Northumberland’s emblematic bird, the eider duck.

England UK Birds Campaigns Conservation Get involved