Latest news

Breeding Peregrines on the up thanks to growth of lowland populations

Friday, 20 April 2018

The peregrine population estimate derived from the latest survey puts the UK Peregrine population at 1,769 breeding pairs, an increase of 22%... More...

Otmoor Nature Reserve under threat from a major road scheme

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Otmoor is a unique and beautiful habitat of rare wetland and grazing floodplain,1000 acres of nature reserve that is home to over sixty protected species. Just 50 miles from the urban sprawl of London, Otmoor is a conservation area the government's own laws were designed to protect... More...

An update on the RSPB's response to hen harrier brood management

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Martin Harper (RSPB) gives us a brief update on what's been happening with our response to Natural England's decision to issue a license to pilot brood management for hen harriers... More...

What IS going on with our Salisbury peregrines?

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Perhaps the old pair of peregrines on Salisbury Cathedral has been usurped and a new pair is now in residence. Intriguing... More...

Latest Trip Report!

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

The latest trip report (Lepe Country Park and Shatterford) is up on the Trip reports page... More...

Franchises Lodge - the Secret Forest

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

The RSPB Franchises Lodge Site Manager, Nick Tomalin, should hopefully be able to address our audience briefly at the Indoor Meeting at the Salisbury Arts Centre TONIGHT and in more detail at our AGM in June... More...

When will the first Salisbury peregrine egg arrive?

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Will she, won't she? When will she... More...

Misplaced tit behaviour

Monday, 2 April 2018

Misplaced territorial behaviour by blue tits probably disrupts normal natural behaviour and nest-building and feeding of mates may well be compromised... More...

Big Garden Birdwatch 2018 Results

Sunday, 1 April 2018

420,489 people counted a staggering 6,764,475 birds during the 2018 Big Garden Birdwatch and FIRST was... More...

Salisbury Cathedral Peregrines are in Residence for 2018!

Friday, 30 March 2018

Local Group member and ace photographer James Fisher managed to get some totally brilliant shots of our Salisbury Cathedral peregrines on 26 March... More...

Latest Trip Report!

Friday, 30 March 2018

The latest trip report (Portland and Weymouth, by Steve Oakes) is now up on the Trip reports page... More...

Great News from Daniel Kronenberg of Salisbury and Wilton Swifts

Saturday, 24 March 2018

Great news from SAWS... More...

Date With Nature in the New Forest - Vols Needed

Saturday, 24 March 2018

The RSPB New Forest Local Group is managing a Date with Nature in the New Forest on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout spring and summer. Could you help as a volunteer?... More...

RSPB acquires new nature reserve in north of New Forest National Park

Friday, 23 March 2018

A "secret forest" becomes one of the RSPB's most significant purchases in its 129 year history... More...

Martin Harper on Franchises Lodge

Friday, 23 March 2018

Wildlife needs more, bigger, better and connected protected areas. "Bigger, better, more joined up". The RSPB has been determined to play our part in contributing to this vision through our advocacy, advice to landowners but also practical conservation work... More...

Mallee Fowl Video Clip

Saturday, 17 March 2018

Another chance to see that Mallee Fowl chick emerging... More...

Field trip to Rushpole Wood is ON!

Monday, 12 March 2018

Wellies essential on 16 March!... More...

The Wet Season in the Kimberley in western Australia

Friday, 9 March 2018

Biodiversity surveys are being conducted by Rangers in the Kimberley by Kayak!... More...

RSPB's NEW Raptor Crime Hotline

Friday, 9 March 2018

The RSPB appeals to shooting industry to help root out raptor killers... More...

Local Member's Picture - Life-saving Apples

Monday, 5 March 2018

A fieldfare feasting on apples... More...

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Latest trip report

Lepe Country Park & Shatterford

Monday, 9 April 2018

A Marsh Harrier flew northwards overhead, at a height which indicated it had come from some land much further south... More...

For more please see our Trip reports page.