RSPB

Songbird

Let nature sing

Staff Reporter
| 29th April 2019
The RSPB is releasing a track of pure bird song to raise awareness of the shocking loss of over 40 million birds from the UK in just 50 years.

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A little egret.

Rare and wonderful UK birds facing extinction because of climate change - report

Brendan Montague
| 5th December 2017
Report warns many rare breeding birds are at a high risk of extinction in the UK, based on projections of how climate will become less suitable for these species. Climate change will provide opportunities for some species while others will be more vulnerable, according to the latest research. Migratory birds are arriving in the UK earlier each Spring and leaving later each Autumn. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports.

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Nightingale, Minsmere RSPB, Suffolk (c) Ian Curran.

Eleventh hour reprieve for one of the last bastions of nightingales

Brendan Montague
| 7th September 2017
A planning application to build thousands of new houses on Lodge Hill, one of the last strongholds for nightingales in the UK, has been withdrawn. More than 12,000 people objected to the application to build on the Site of Special Scientific Interest, leading to a Public Inquiry being scheduled for March 2018. BRENDAN MONTAGUE reports

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Working on a wind turbine

Three positive reports hammer home wind message

Eifion Rees
| 13th July 2009
Inconsistent wind is no impediment to the generation of electricity by turbines, three separate reports have concluded, as well as showing that the National Grid is more than able to cope with increased investment in wind energy

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