Changes in Countryside Birds 1998 – 2016

There is evidence from the Countryside Bird Survey (1998-2016) that many countryside birds have fared quite well over the last number of years. Overall, twenty species showed increasing trends, seventeen species remained relatively stable and the remaining sixteen declined. Greatest increases were seen in Blackcap and Goldfinch. Greatest declines were in Grey Wagtail, Stonechat, Meadow Pipit and Greenfinch.

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Status for Indicator at Amber