Don’t over trim your holly bush




It’s an age-old tradition – using fresh holly branches to adorn your table and give your home a festive look – but conservationists are warning that … [Read more...]




Bittern numbers recovering according to research




Britain’s loudest bird, once extinct in the UK, has enjoyed its best year since records began, according to a new survey by the RSPB and Natural … [Read more...]




‘Balconies, boxes and roofs could help tackle loss of UK biodiversity’ says RSPB




The RSPB is urging people to create a window box or turn their balconies and rooftops into miniature gardens. A haven for all kinds of … [Read more...]




Lifeline for struggling farmland birds




A study has found that by leaving patches of common ryegrass to go to seed instead of cutting for silage, birds have an abundant supply of seeds to … [Read more...]




Falcon spotting at the Tate Modern




Powerful telescopes are being set up to allow visitors to view wild Peregrine Falcons on the Tate Modern building in London. The birds’ nest … [Read more...]




Charity asks for swift help




The RSPB wants residents and companies in London to help stop the decline in the numbers of swifts in the City. Every summer, London awakes to the … [Read more...]




Birds struggling in freezing conditions




Garden and migratory birds will suffer if arctic conditions continue according to a leading bird charity. Following the prolonged icy blast … [Read more...]




Bittern numbers increase




Bittern numbers are on the increase,  according to the latest research. This threatened heron has enjoyed its most successful year since it … [Read more...]




Ten years of saving skylarks




The RSPB’s ten year long project at Hope Farm in the Cambridgeshire countryside has been a "bigger success than expected", says the charity. The … [Read more...]