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Friday, April 06, 2018

More than 1,000 farmers record 121 bird species during Big Farmland Bird Count - Farming UK News

More than 1,000 farmers record 121 bird species during Big Farmland Bird Count - Farming UK News: The record-breaking number of farmers took part in the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT)-led count between 9 and 18 February.
A total of 25 red-listed species were recorded, with five appearing in the 25 most commonly seen species list.
These include fieldfares, starlings, house sparrows, song thrushes and yellowhammers. The most plentiful of these were fieldfares and starlings, which were seen on nearly 40% of the farms taking part.