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Friday, 7 August 2020

Chicks rescued from an egg collector/taxidermist

Chicks rescued from an egg collector/taxidermist

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...

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Hen Harrier Day Online 2020

Hen Harrier Day Online 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...

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

TALKS - AUGUST to DECEMBER 2020

TALKS - AUGUST to DECEMBER 2020

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

Friday, 31 July 2020

The Mysterious Life of Birds Who Never Come Down

The Mysterious Life of Birds Who Never Come Down

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...

Friday, 31 July 2020

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

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

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...

Thursday, 30 July 2020

RSPB Winterbourne Downs Video Tour with Patrick Cashman

RSPB Winterbourne Downs Video Tour with Patrick Cashman

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

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

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

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

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

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

RSPB South Wilts 200 Club Catches Up

RSPB South Wilts 200 Club Catches Up

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

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Virtual Nightjar Field Trip

Virtual Nightjar Field Trip

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

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Farley House Martin Chick Comes Home!

Farley House Martin Chick Comes Home!

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

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Website Back Up and Running!

Website Back Up and Running!

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

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Cranes breed again in Lincolnshire after 400 year absence

Cranes breed again in Lincolnshire after 400 year absence

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

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Somerset Cranes' Duet

Somerset Cranes' Duet

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

Monday, 27 July 2020

The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: Top 100

The 2020 Audubon Photography Awards: Top 100

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

Monday, 27 July 2020

Poole Harbour Osprey Project 2020 Postponed

Poole Harbour Osprey Project 2020 Postponed

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

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

Salisbury Peregrines: Last Report from our Roving Correspondent John

Salisbury Peregrines: Last Report from our Roving Correspondent John

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

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

Salisbury Peregrines: Report from our Roving Correspondent John McCarthy

Salisbury Peregrines: Report from our Roving Correspondent John McCarthy

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...

Thursday, 9 July 2020

Farley House Martins

Farley House Martins

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...

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Salisbury Peregrines: Update from our Roving Correspondent John

Salisbury Peregrines: Update from our Roving Correspondent John

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...

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Salisbury Peregrines Update from our Roving Correspondent John

Salisbury Peregrines Update from our Roving Correspondent John

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

Sunday, 28 June 2020

Peter the Salisbury Peregrine (Blue GX) Breeds Again!

Peter the Salisbury Peregrine (Blue GX) Breeds Again!

We have news that Peter is, right now, back on his territory with a mate in 2020... More...