Join the RSPB or give membership of the RSPB as a gift

By staff writers
November 13, 2007

RSPB membership is the perfect gift. RSPB memberships are available for adults and children and can open the door to a lifetime of enjoyment.

The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is a charity that exists to conserve wild birds and the environment. When you become a member, of give the gift of membership of the RSPB you are joining over a million other people who care about birds and nature.

Most members of the RSPB aren't 'bird experts' - they're ordinary people united by a desire to see birds and other wildlife flourish in their natural habitats.

When you join the RSPB, you get more than just the knowledge that you are helping in the vital conservation work. As a member, you receive free entry to over 100 nature reserves, from dramatic coastal cliffs to tranquil grasslands and inspiring hills and mountains - all wonderful places to see birds and other wildlife.

You also get BIRDS - the RSPB's members' magazine. It's a large-format, quarterly production packed full of news about RSPB action and events, top-quality photographs, exclusive features and members' news and views. If you want to learn more about birds, find out what the RSPB thinks and does and why, and to keep up-to-date with environmental issues, this is the mag for you.

Young members of RSPB Phoenix receive Wingbeat magazine - written by teenagers for teenagers aged 13-18. It's packed with exciting articles about wildlife and environmental issues. Over eights get Bird Life magazine six times a year, filled with stunning pictures, information about wildlife, competitions and things to do. RSPB members under eight get Wild Times magazine six times a year, featuring the adventures of Owlbert, Rookie, Red the squirrel and Squeak the mouse.

Adult members of the RSPB get a free bird handbook or seed feeder. The RSPB Handbook of British Birds is the ideal reference for birdwatchers of all levels of interest and experience. Covering the 282 commonest birds in Britain and Ireland, the concise text offers a 'biography' of each species in simple, non-technical language. It is enhanced throughout with superb colour illustrations by some of the world's leading bird artists.

Junior members of the RSPB get a great membership pack including posters, stickers, a logbook with activities, a membership card and a certificate. They also get a choice of either a wildlife stationery set or a RSPB wildlife organiser.

Click here to find out more about joining the RSPB at the RSPB website

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