RSPB staff at work at The Lodge, headquarters. Jacob Skinner, an apprentice working in Information Systems at RSPB, Sandy, Bedfordshire

RSPB Media Centre

Welcome to the RSPB's Media Centre. We are here to help you produce great stories, providing you with topical news, features and comments.

You can also find the contact details of our national and regional media officers across the UK, our press release archive and details of the resources we can provide to help you. We place a very high value on quality media coverage and we look forward to working with you to achieve this.

Latest press releases

RSPB Chief visits new Craigmacagan Walking Trail on Rathlin

Thursday 19 May 2022 by Angela Mahon

This week, RSPB’s Chief Executive, Beccy Speight travelled to Rathlin Island to visit the charity’s newest walking trail..

Close-up of fulmar in flight

Concerns grow that new UK Marine Strategy will mean UK governments are no longer accountable for seabird recovery

Friday 13 May 2022

The RSPB is alarmed that a new strategy will give UK governments a loophole to abandon seabird recovery having failed to..

Stop burning the world’s forests for energy - says RSPB - as new report shows bioenergy’s risks to climate and nature

Wednesday 11 May 2022 by Becca Smith

Cutting down forests or growing large areas of energy crops for bioenergy not only threatens climate, but nature and food..

How mud pies could provide a lifeline for birds as 9 day heatwave spreads across the UK

Thursday 5 May 2022 by Becca Smith

Dry spells, forecast for the next 9 days across the UK, could be preventing returning migratory birds from building their..

RSPB hosts nature-based activity day with Girlguiding Anglia

Tuesday 3 May 2022 by Ann Favell

Great fun was had by all this weekend, as Girlguiding Anglia visited RSPB Rainham Marshes for a fun nature focused activity..

Dartford warblers make impressive comeback as they reach highest ever numbers on RSPB nature reserves

Monday 2 May 2022 by Becca Smith

The highest ever total number of Dartford warblers (183 pairs) have been found on RSPB nature reserves, the recently launched..