Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Big Garden Birdwatch results: Which birds made the 'top ten'?

The Big Garden Birdwatch results are in: For the first time in the survey's 30-year history, the long-tailed tit has flown into the Big Garden Birdwatch top ten. The 2009 garden top ten looks like this: Position Species Average per garden 1 house sparrow 3.70 2 starling 3.21 3 blackbird 2.84 4 blue tit 2.45 5 chaffinch 2.01 6 woodpigeon 1.85 7 collared dove 1.44 8 great tit 1.40 9 robin 1.36 10 long-tailed tit 1.34 (link via rspb.org.uk) Related post from my blog: RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch (UK)

4 comments:

  1. Long-tailed tits are delightful little birds, but sadly I rarely ever see any! xx

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  2. One of the best things about Australia is the birds. I've had cockatoos, lorikeets and galahs in my backyard. It's fantastic.

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  3. I'm very jealous! I would love to see the unusual birds in Australia.

    The birds are okay in England (I love the English robin!) but I miss the colourful birds from Minnesota such as the cardinals, blue jays, hummingbirds, and the Baltimore Oriole.

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