Need a nature break? Tune in to our wildlife camera livestreams!

We’re beaming the best of UK wildlife straight to your screens. You can catch up with Osprey antics, nesting Swifts and our nature reserve bird feeders on five live cameras, no matter where you are.

Three Swifts mid flight overhead against a pink sunset.
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We’re excited to share our five live cameras with you this spring and summer. Make the most of an opportunity to experience some of the UK’s wildlife up close – all without leaving the comfort of your home! You can get a bird’s eye view of what our wildlife gets up to from nature hotspots across England and Scotland. And if you’re heavily invested in the onscreen drama, or you just need a mindful moment in the middle of the day, you can catch-up on the go straight from your smartphone.

Swift nestbox

Meet Mart and Martha II, a pair of Swifts who are nesting in Greater Manchester. These avian athletes are famous for their flight – in fact, it’s thought that Swifts only ever touchdown when arriving back at their nests each year. While Swifts might be a familiar sight in our spring and summer skies, this live camera offers you a rare opportunity to get a close-up look at the private lives of this pair. Thanks to Louise Bentley from Bolton and Bury Swifts and Wildlife Windows for letting us spy on a Swift nest.

Three eggs in the nest! | Live Swift nest box | RSPB

Osprey action

Nestled in the Abernethy Forest is RSPB Loch Garten, home to a world-famous Osprey nest. In the early 20th century, Ospreys became extinct in the UK following many years of persecution and egg-collecting. In 1954, a pair of Scandinavian birds set up a nest by the loch - and so the recolonisation of these birds began. 
Take a look at our camera to catch up with Ospreys as they build bonds, squabble and feast on fish. You might even catch a glimpse of Redstarts, Chaffinches and more of the surrounding Caledonian pine forest wildlife.

Live Osprey nest (Zoom Camera) | RSPB Loch Garten

A forest frenzy

Along with Ospreys, Loch Garten is home to a whole host of rare wildlife. The reserve is one of the few places in the UK where visitors can see Crested Tits, a species restricted to northern Scotland’s pine forests and plantations. Red Squirrels bounce from branch to branch in Scots pine trees, while Great Spotted Woodpeckers and Siskins raise their broods in their nests. Thanks to Wildlife Windows and External Reality, you can check out the elusive wildlife on the bird feeder and nest box livestreams from wherever you are.

Live bird feeders & nest boxes | RSPB Loch Garten

Feeding stations at RSPB Farnham Heath

In among the fronds of ferns in Farnham’s woodland is a busy feeding station. The woodland and coppice habitat in Surrey is home to visiting Siskins, breeding Bullfinches, Redstarts and Crossbills, while the surrounding heath holds host to Nightjars and Tree Pipits. 
While watching feeding woodland birds, keep an eagle eye out for the camera being crashed by a Sparrowhawk. 

Live bird feeder camera | RSPB Farnham Heath
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