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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
European beaver Castor fiber, adult foraging in grass, Blairgowrie, Perthshire

Bring back beavers to boost biodiversity

Wednesday 18 June 2014

RSPB Scotland has expressed its support for further managed reintroductions of beavers.

Scotland Conservation The RSPB's positions Wildlife
RSPB Giving Nature a Home campaign. Stills from television commercial, London NW10. Hedgehog with hedgehog campsite built by girl in her garden

Have you seen our TV ad?

Monday 8 July 2013

Have you seen our brand-new TV advertisement? It introduces our Giving Nature a Home campaign.

UK Campaigns Get involved Giving nature a home where you live Wildlife
Robin (Erithacus rubecula) sitting on gardener's plant pot, Devon

Robins, not nightingales, are the mystery night-time songsters

Tuesday 29 January 2013

Our wildlife enquiries team uncovers the mystery of the nighttime songsters.

UK Birds Wildlife
Skunk cabbage

Curse of the skunk cabbage

Friday 28 September 2012

RSPB Scotland is warning that an invasive plant species from overseas – American skunk cabbage.

Scotland The RSPB's positions Wildlife
Drake Teal, Anas crecca, feeding on mud. Brownsea Island Dorset Wildlife Trust reserve. Dorset, England.

Birds go bananas for bananas at RSPB Conwy

Friday 10 December 2010

RSPB Cymru has long been advising that birds enjoy fruit like apples, pears and berries, but bananas?

Wales Birds Conservation Reserves Wildlife