Tree Sparrow

According to the RSPB, the UK tree sparrow population has suffered a severe decline, estimated at 93 per cent between 1970 and 2008, although recent Breeding Bird Survey data suggests that numbers may have started to increase, albeit from a very low point. I count myself lucky, then, to see tree sparrows fairly regularly here in the East Midlands.

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One Comment on “Tree Sparrow

  1. Another gorgeous shot~!

    A 93 percent decline isn’t severe, it is catastrophic — ye gods …

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