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Chicks rescued from an egg collector/taxidermist

Friday, 7 August 2020

Three golden plover chicks and one curlew chick are getting a second chance at life after being found, as eggs, in a property in Huddersfield... More...

TALKS - AUGUST to DECEMBER 2020

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Our August to December talks start at 7.30 pm and will be shown on Zoom... More...

Hen Harrier Day Online 2020

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Hen harriers are still under threat. Join the RSPB, Chris Packham and others to celebrate, fund-raise and raise awareness of this magnificent raptor... More...

The Mysterious Life of Birds Who Never Come Down

Friday, 31 July 2020

Once called the "Devil's bird," perhaps because those screaming flocks of black crosses around churches seemed pulled from darkness, not light. But to me, they are creatures of the upper air, and of their nature unintelligible, which makes them more akin to angels. Unlike all other birds I knew as a child, they never descended to the ground... More...

Coming Soon - Speyside's Special Birds by Our Very Own Steve Oakes!

Friday, 31 July 2020

Pull up a comfy chair, see your friends and then be dazzled by the one and only Steve! Capercaillie, Black Grouse, Golden Eagle, Osprey, Divers, Ring Ouzel, Scottish Crossbill, Crested Tit and Red Squirrel... More...

RSPB Winterbourne Downs Video Tour with Patrick Cashman

Thursday, 30 July 2020

Brilliant views of the wild flowers and butterflies and great news of the breeding stone curlews!... More...

Website Back Up and Running!

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

The website was "down" for a few weeks but now we're up and running again!... More...

Virtual Nightjar Field Trip

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

The weird sound of a local male nightjar churring More...

Somerset Cranes' Duet

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

The Somerset cranes are having a good breeding season... More...

RSPB South Wilts 200 Club Catches Up

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Socially distanced and independent 200 Club draws for April, May and June were carried out recently... More...

Newport Wetlands: Rare bitterns breed for first time in over 200 years

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Bittern chicks have fledged from two separate nests at the Newport Wetlands nature reserve... More...

Farley House Martin Chick Comes Home!

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

House Martin Chick Comes Home... with a few friends!... More...

Cranes breed again in Lincolnshire after 400 year absence

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Volunteers were excited to see both adult cranes alongside a young chick... More...

The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: Top 100

Monday, 27 July 2020

Take a look at 100 breathtaking images from this year's competition... More...

Poole Harbour Osprey Project 2020 Postponed

Monday, 27 July 2020

2020 has been one of the worst seasons for ospreys in Roy Dennis's part of Scotland for nearly 50 years... More...

Salisbury Peregrines: Last Report from our Roving Correspondent John

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Last night an adult patrolled the skies above the city: a creature comfortably at ease within its ethereal domain... More...

Salisbury Peregrines: Report from our Roving Correspondent John McCarthy

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

I was near the Clarendon ruins & witnessed a spectacular diving swoop from an adult peregrine that resulted in an explosion of about 200 wood pigeons as they hastily deserted the field where they'd been foraging... More...

Farley House Martins

Thursday, 9 July 2020

Our neighbours have quite a few cats between them so we decided to try and keep the chick safe and ask the local Wiltshire Wildlife Hospital team for advice... More...

Salisbury Peregrines: Update from our Roving Correspondent John

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

The juvenile male was high up on the second decorative band: he has obviously learnt this from his dad. The two inseparable sisters were on the east side perched side by side... More...

Salisbury Peregrines Update from our Roving Correspondent John

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Away from the cathedral, I have never seen four peregrines simultaneously airborne... More...

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RSPB Arne Field Trip

Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Sitting proudly on the top of a gorse bush bright with yellow flowers, a Dartford warbler showed himself. Bold ruddy chestnut below and grey brown above with tail cocked proudly high, crest flicking and red eye glinting, he delighted the group... More...

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