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5 Chiffchaff - Westbury STW - Mike Smith Water Rail - Bitham Brook, Westbury - Mike Smith Water Ra...
Blackcap, 15 Meadow Pipit, Grey Wagtail - Chippenham - Joanna Hutchinson 2 Chiffchaff, 75 Pied Wagt...
91 Lapwing, 2 Little Egret, 2 Cetti's Warbler - Langford Lakes - Mike & Angela Trew SHORT-EARED OWL...
MARSH HARRIER, 400 Lapwing, Curlew, Little Egret, Goldeneye - CWP74 - John Grearson 6 Red Kite - St...
2 Blackcap - Corsham - Alan Carpenter 11 Stonechat, 2 Snipe, 8 Skylark, Red Kite - Blakehill - Robi...
Brambling, 12 Yellowhammer, 15 Skylark, Chiffchaff, 50 Chaffinch , 20 Redwing, 30 Fieldfare, 50 Gold...

High Conservation Concern for 27% of our birds

Since 2009 when BoCC 3 was issued 20 species have been added to the Red List including upland breeders, curlew, dotterel, grey wagtail, merlin & whinchat; woodland birds, nightingale, pied flycatcher and woodcock; seabirds, kittiwake, puffin and shag. There is some good news in that bittern, nightjar and dunlin have moved from red to amber. Two of these species have received help in terms of habitat restoration proving that properly funded and targeted conservation can work.

The status of farmland birds continues to be of major concern. Twelve farmland species remain on the Red List with turtle dove continuing to decline hugely.

If you would like to read more visit http://www.bto.org/science/monitoring/psob

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