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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
Children doing Big Schools Birdwatch at school, children inside classroom

Let them eat cake (bird cake that is!)

Monday 14 December 2015

It's not just us humans who love a nice piece of cake? Learn how to make a bird-cake that your garden visitors will love

UK Birds Get involved Giving nature a home where you live Wildlife
Willow warbler Phylloscopus trochilus, caught in an illegal mist net, Cyprus

Songbirds killed on British military base in Cyprus reaches record level

Monday 9 March 2015

The numbers of songbirds illegally killed on a British military base in Cyprus in autumn 214 reached a record high.

International Cyprus Birds Conservation
Great tit Parus major, feeding on RSPB hanging bird table in snow

Top 10 bird feeding tips this winter

Wednesday 24 December 2014

The winter can be a tough time of year for birds. But there are 10 top ways that you can give them a helping hand.

UK Birds Get involved Giving nature a home where you live Winter