As regular CFZ-watchers will know, for some time Corinna has been doing a column for Animals & Men and a regular segment on On The Track... particularly about out-of-place birds and rare vagrants. There seem to be more and more bird stories from all over the world hitting the news these days so, to make room for them all - and to give them all equal and worthy coverage - she has set up this new blog to cover all things feathery and Fortean.

Sunday 3 April 2016

Winners and losers in RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch

By WMNMHesp  |  Posted: March 31, 2016
By Martin Hesp

The ornithological world is full of winners and losers as climactic and environmental conditions change - and sneaking up on the inside this year to claim a place in the Westcountry top-ten for the first time in more than half a decade is that busy hedgerow adventurer, the long tailed tit.

So declares the RSPB after half-a-million people joined in the world’s largest wildlife survey to watch and count more than eight million birds during the charity’s 37th Big Garden Birdwatch.

The tiny long-tailed tit has flown into the Big Garden Birdwatch top 10 for the first time in eight years after the average number seen visiting gardens across the UK increased this year by 44 per cent.

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