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Male goldeneye

Friday, 19 January 2018

Field Trip reports from Ashley Walk (by John McCarthy) and Arne (by Steve Oakes and Shayne Ford) are on the Trip Reports Page... More...

Big Garden Birdwatch 27-29 January

Friday, 19 January 2018

Join in on the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 27 - 29 January 2018... More...

Oldest living British Bewick's Swan returns to Slimbridge

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Croupier, the 26-year-old leader of one of the biggest Bewick's Swan families ever studied at WWT's famous Swan Lake at Slimbridge, arrived back on the lake in mid December... More...

Male greenfinch perched on rhododendron bush

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

The 20th annual BirdTrends report from the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) published recently, highlights the rapid and alarming decline of Greenfinch... More...

Long-tailed tit perched on branch

Monday, 1 January 2018

Happy birding and other wildlife experiences in 2018... More...

New RPS Code of Practice for Nature Photographers

Saturday, 23 December 2017

The Royal Photographic Society has produced a hard-hitting Code of Practice for Nature Photographers... More...

Latest Trip Report!

Thursday, 21 December 2017

The latest trip report (Titchfield Haven by Phil Read) is up on the Trip Reports page... More...

HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND BEST WISHES FOR THE NEW YEAR!

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Happy birding and other wildlife experiences over the Festive Period and in 2018... More...

Salisbury and Wilton Swifts - New Project Developing

Friday, 15 December 2017

Take a look at the SAWS web page, part of the Secret Garden in Salisbury website... More...

RSPB Swift Survey

Friday, 15 December 2017

SOS! Help South Wiltshire (and all other UK) Swifts in just a few minutes... More...

Fantastic fund-raising effort via the Grand Christmas Draw

Thursday, 14 December 2017

A great surplus of £1,295 was made on the Christmas Draw... More...

Latest Trip Report!

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The latest trip report (Avalon Marshes Minibus Trip, by Phil Read) is now up on the Trip Reports Page... More...

Latest RSPB "Legal Eagle" Newsletter features the Orphaned Peregrine Chick at Salisbury

Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The December 2017 Edition of the RSPB's investigations newsletter "Legal Eagle" features the Clee Quarry Peregrine Orphan that came to Salisbury Cathedral... More...

Latest Trip Report!

Thursday, 23 November 2017

The latest field trip report (Blashford Lakes by Phil Read) is available now. Click on the Trip Reports Tab... More...

New Edition of "Swifts in a Tower"

Saturday, 18 November 2017

First published in 1956, the new upcoming revised Swifts in a Tower offers astonishing insights into swifts' private lives along with thoughts about their life style and wider issues... More...

Bitterns Boomed in the UK in 2017

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Britain hosted a record number of booming Bitterns in summer 2017, the latest RSPB survey has revealed... More...

Latest Trip Report!

Tuesday, 14 November 2017

The latest trip report (Farlington Marshes by Phil Read) is available now. Click the Trip Reports tab... More...

Tale of a Coot, a Great Skua and a Red Fox

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Sounds like the Brothers Grimm have been at work but no it's a true story... More...

RSPB 2016 Bird Crime Report Published

Thursday, 2 November 2017

The continuing persecution of raptors in the UK, particularly in England, is highlighted in this hard-hitting RSPB report... More...

Look out for the finch with the AWESOME bill!

Thursday, 2 November 2017

There's been a big influx of continental hawfinches... More...

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Latest trip report

Male goldeneye

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Four goldeneye and 2 pairs of red-breasted mergansers were soon 'scoped amongst the many great crested grebes. Further scanning revealed a distant red-necked grebe and a group of 4 black-necked grebes... More...

For more please see our Trip reports page.