2015 Big Farmland Bird Count results

Farmers rallied round the country to take part in the second Big Farmland Bird Count this winter.

More than 950 farmers across the UK spent half an hour recording the different types of birds on their land during the week-long count, from 7 – 15 February.

See also: Farmland bird count records 127 species

Organisers the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust said they were “delighted” with the results, but warned more farm conservation work was needed to turn around “serious declines” in some farmland bird species.

 This Farmers Weekly chart highlights some of the key findings of the bird survey.

2015 Big Farmland Bird Count statistics chart

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