World Sparrow Day: new BTO results
World Sparrow Day: new BTO results16 Mar 2011
The House Sparrow, an iconic bird of our towns and cities, has become an emblem of wildlife conservation. To celebrate World Sparrow Day, on 20 March, the BTO has issued new results. Findings from Garden BirdWatch, which are complemented by those from the BTO/JNCC/RSPB Breeding Bird Survey, show that the decline has been steepest in England, with the breeding season appearing to be the critical time. Find out more.
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