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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

Ready, steady, sing!

27 April 2015

If you’re an early riser you’ve probably been lucky enough to hear the world’s finest sopranos, tenors and baritones taking part in the greatest concert on earth - the dawn chorus!

Song thrush singing

RSPB Scotland sets strict criteria for T in the Park

24 April 2015

Festival can go ahead as long as conditions observed, says wildlife charity

Female osprey landing at nest with moss

‘Flying start’ to see Coombes Valley’s spring stars

24 April 2015

RSPB Coombes Valley nature reserve, near Leek, is hosting a special fortnight to highlight some of their special spring stars on the reserve; pied flycatchers and redstarts.

Female pied flycatcher entering nestbox with food (taken from within nestbox)

Give nature a home with a helping hand from local nature

24 April 2015

On Sunday 26 April, RSPB Sandwell Valley will be inviting families to join them in the reserves wildlife garden to take part in lots of fun ‘hands on’ activities, all about attracting wildlife into gardens and green spaces.

Comma butterfly on verbena in gardens at The Lodge

SSE windfarm at Strathy South could take over 20 years to become carbon neutral

23 April 2015

It has been revealed that the Strathy South windfarm could take up to 24.8 years to ‘pay back’ the carbon impacts of its construction.

Blades of wind turbine

Nature groups join forces to benefit wildlife of river valleys in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

22 April 2015

Two of the largest nature organisations in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire are working together to protect important places for wildlife in the Upper Thames region.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Fire at Farnham Heath nature reserve

22 April 2015

Fire has damaged part of our Farnham Heath reserve, setting conservation back ten to fifteen years.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

New report highlights the value of the UK's wetlands

22 April 2015

BTO Wetland Bird Survey highlights importance of UK's wetlands

Flock of avocets on the Humber estuary

RSPB unveils second Giving Nature a Home advert

20 April 2015

Star of latest national television advertising campaign is… a frog!

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Dolphinwatch is back and bigger than ever!

20 April 2015

Today [17 April] sees the launch of Aberdeen’s third annual Dolphinwatch – a project helping people see one of the UK's most impressive wildlife spectacles.

Bottlenose dolphin

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