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Puffin with sandeels in beak

Tuesday, 17 July 2018

The latest trip report - Winspit - by Mike Crow is now up on the Trip Reports Page... More...

Great News of a Salisbury Peregrine

Monday, 16 July 2018

Blue GX (Peter) is not only alive and well in Hampshire but has 2 chicks of his own!... More...

Tracking foxes in the Avon Valley: An update

Thursday, 12 July 2018

A fascinating update after Andrew Hoodless's talk for our Group from Mike Short, Senior Field Ecologist ... More...

Hot Weather Brings Out the Silver-washed Fritillaries at Garston Wood

Thursday, 12 July 2018

Silver-washed fritillaries: all down the rides on either side these large and beautiful butterflies delight the eye and stir the wonder as they flash and turn, rise and fall and then land, wings spread like a brooch, basking on a leaf... More...

Help the RSPB at the WOMAD Festival in Malmesbury

Sunday, 8 July 2018

A chance to go to the WOMAD Music Festival AND help the RSPB!... More...

Tree sparrow on twig

Wednesday, 4 July 2018

The latest trip report (Marlborough Downs by Mike Crow) is up on the Trip Reports Page... More...

Don't Forget Water for Drinking and Bathing is Vital!

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Feeding your garden birds and providing clean water to drink and bathe is vital in this Wiltshire heat wave... More...

Be in it to win it! Do Join the RSPB South Wilts 200 Club

Thursday, 28 June 2018

Each year we give away about £1500 in prizes and raise an equal amount for RSPB conservation work... More...

The incredible journey of a radio-tagged swift nestling from Ireland

Monday, 25 June 2018

The FIRST EVER UK National Swift Week was hugely successful, including here in Salisbury and Wilton. Martin Harper has done a lovely blog about a swift nestling's incredible journey... More...

RSPB Responds to Raven Culling Licences Awarded in Wiltshire and Many Other Counties

Monday, 25 June 2018

Martin Harper presents the RSPB's views on the announcement of Raven Culling Licences in Wiltshire, Dorset and other English counties... More...

Radiotracking Goshawks

Wednesday, 13 June 2018

The BTO has been tagging Goshawks, and Common Buzzards, in the Brecks... More...

Salisbury Peregrines 2018: a Tale of Romance and Intrigue

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

What? NO Peregrine Chicks for Salisbury in 2018? Why?... More...

Guest blog - UK Swift Awareness Week 16th-23rd June by Dick Newell

Tuesday, 12 June 2018

One may well ask, why do we need a Swift Awareness Week? Read Dick Newell's blog to find out why it's SO important... More...

Local Member's Picture!

Saturday, 9 June 2018

Candid shot of a lovely barn owl... More...

Hampshire Swifts Day - Saturday 30 June

Saturday, 9 June 2018

Hampshire Swifts are holding a FREE Swifts Day in Romsey as part of National Swifts Week... More...

Cuckoo perched in tree

Saturday, 9 June 2018

Follow the movements of Selbourne and Bowie, cuckoos tagged in the New Forest in 2016 and 2018, and other active, radio-tagged cuckoos as the BTO continues to investigate why cuckoos are declining rapidly in the UK... More...

Licensed Drones Help the Somerset Cranes

Friday, 8 June 2018

In total 18 crane project pairs have made breeding attempts this year (cf 10 in 2017 and 15 in 2016) with 11 going on to hatch (cf 7 in 2017 and 5 in 2016), and 5 more are still incubating... More...

Latest Trip Report!

Wednesday, 6 June 2018

The latest Trip report (Somerset Levels by Mike Crow) is on the Trip Reports Page... More...

North easterly winds could bring spring specials! Rosy starlings?

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

It appears that 2018 is poised to produce a huge invasion of Rosy Starlings to Britain, thanks to the current north easterly winds... More...

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Latest trip report

Puffin with sandeels in beak

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

Several puffins, smaller and rounder, made repeated sorties out from the shore before circling back to land on the water just under the ledges... More...

For more please see our Trip reports page.