Great white egret nests in Somerset, UK




The great white egret, a species of heron, has nested for the first time in Britain, according to wildlife organisations. The nest site, at … [Read more...]




Exmoor ponies travel to South Downs reserve




Five Exmoor ponies will be spending their summer at the RSPB’s Broadwater Warren nature reserve helping to restore heathland. Over the next 6 … [Read more...]




Chichester Cathedral peregrine falcon chick hatches




The first peregrine falcon chick of the year for Chichester Cathedral appeared this week after several days of anticipation amongst fans. The first … [Read more...]




RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend!




Don't forget to take part in the 2012 RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch this weekend. The world’s largest wildlife survey - takes place on Saturday … [Read more...]




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...]




Christmas is an ideal time for bird boxes




If you are stuck for the last minute Christmas gift for the person who has everything, then help is at hand with a birdbox. The RSPB advises 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...]




Giant dragonfly found in north Cumbria




Measuring almost 10cm ( 5 inches) long, a green and black dragonfly has been spotted in woodland in north Cumbria. Initial research around the … [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...]