The RSPB and the Telegraph newspaper has now launched their search to find the UK’s top nature farmer, with a £1000 prize to the winner. They will be hunting high and low to discover which farmer has, over the last 12 months, done more to nurture threatened countryside wildlife, and you can help find them!
Amazing scenes were filmed by a passerby in Cambridgeshire recently, scenes that really do show how rainy the weather has been this winter.
RSPB charity officials are asking you to be careful this winter when feeding the birds, and are also offering some helpful advice in how to look after your garden visitors as the big freeze sets in.
RSPB officials were surprised to find an elusive cave spider at their Minsmere nature reserve in Suffolk. This rarely seen arachnid was found in a shed two weeks ago, but RSPB charity staff needed to receive verification on it’s species before going public on the discovery.
RSPB representatives are pleased to announce that Henry Edmunds has been awarded their esteemed Nature in Farming Award for 2012.
The RSPB recently teaming up with amateur wildlife watchers across the UK to help in their search for one of the countries most threatened birds.
Amazing scenes from the RSPB, where a confused baby bird had an identity crisis and thought it was a puppy! A family from Stockport who were on holiday in Cornwall had a surprise when the young bird flew out of a bush and landed on their pet dog’s back. The friendly goldfinch used their Greyhound-cross Scooby as a perch, and then tried to give the other dog Rebel a kiss!
RSPB UK is obviously getting into the seasonal spirit of things, as they have decided to extend their free joining gift for all adult and family memberships until Wednesday 4th January 2012.
Why not surprise a friend or loved one this Christmas and purchase them an RPSB membership? This novel and original charity gift idea is the perfect present for that special someone who’s ‘got everything’. Come to think of it, it’s also the perfect present for somebody who is interested is birds and nature!