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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

Dive into the world of mini-beasts at RSPB Fairburn Ings

25 May 2016

People of all ages are being invited to delve into the wonderful world of mini-beasts this half term at RSPB Fairburn Ings, and discover a range of fascinating bugs both in and out of the water.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Give volunteering a go at Eastern Moors

25 May 2016

As part of National Volunteering Week, the Eastern Moors Partnership is inviting people of all ages to join them in the peak district to get their hands dirty and have a go at a range of volunteering activities.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Discover magnificent magnification at RSPB Bempton Cliffs

25 May 2016

Ever wondered what could be seen with eyesight as powerful as Superman’s? Now young visitors to RSPB Bempton Cliffs can get an idea of what it would be like to have super-vision by using the nature reserve’s powerful new digital microscopes.

Girl looking through magnifying glass

Two for joy for East Scotland sea eagles

25 May 2016

Two white-tailed eagle chicks have successfully hatched from a nest in Fife, for the fourth year running.

Adult white-tailed eagle in flight

A greener, cleaner and secure energy future for the UK

24 May 2016

‘The RSPB’s 2050 Energy Vision’ outlines three potential long-term energy scenarios that meet the UK’s climate targets in harmony with nature, as well as ensuring energy security and affordability

Wind turbine silhouetted against sky

New RSPB research shows Scotland can switch to low carbon energy without harming wildlife

24 May 2016

Europe’s largest conservation charity, the RSPB, has launched a new report showing how the UK could transform its energy system and meet its 2050 climate targets in harmony with nature.

Wind farms, nr Burnley, close up, blades frozen

Fabulous photos captured at this year's Dolphinwatch

20 May 2016

The amazing antics of Aberdeen’s bottlenose dolphins have been captured on camera by staff, volunteers and visitors to RSPB Dolphinwatch.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Avocets raise a cheer at Saltholme

19 May 2016

Avocets, the black and white, long-legged birds with uniquely upturned beaks – and emblem of the RSPB - have just hatched chicks at RSPB Saltholme.

Avocet with newly hatched chick

Celebrate Scottish wildlife at RSPB Scotland’s Big Nature Festival

18 May 2016

A weekend of nature activities, workshops, talks, exhibitors, and fun for all the family returns to East Lothian this weekend as RSPB Scotland’s Big Nature Festival takes place in Mussleburgh.

Puffin calling, Isle of May National Nature reserve

Natural beauty restored as Hesketh Out Marsh returns to the wild

17 May 2016

RSPB project will return land to its natural beauty creating a wildlife haven the size of 190 football pitches at Hesketh Out Marsh East in Lancashire

Flock of avocets on mud


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