RSPB Reveals Starling Decline

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19 Apr 2012

The RSPB's annual wildlife survey has recorded the lowest number of starlings in UK gardens for 30 years. Since the Big Garden Birdwatch began in 1979, the average number of starlings spotted by participants has dropped from 15 to just three. Although the species was the number two "most spotted" bird, it was seen in fewer than half of UK gardens. The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) confirmed that starlings were a "conservation concern".

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