25 March 2015
From the sectionHighlands & Islands
House sparrows were the most commonly spotted bird in gardens in Scotland, according to an RSPB survey.
More than 43,000 people across Scotland took part in the Big Garden Birdwatch held on 24-25 January.
Starlings were the second most seen bird followed by chaffinches. Tree sparrows were ranked 16 - their highest position for 10 years.
Coal tits had the biggest fall in the rankings, going from number nine last year to 13 in 2015.