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UK Bird Species Population Changes

Our UK birds have been split into three different categories of conservation importance, as follows:-

Red – Birds placed on the red list are species which:

* Have declined by more than 50% in the last 25 years
* Are globally threatened or are not recovering from historical decline
* Are placed on the red list of Birds of Conservation Concern

Amber – Species of birds on the amber list:


* Have declined by 25 – 50%  in the last 25 years
* Are recovering / recovered from historical decline
* A rare breeder in the UK or, of either European or International importance



Green – Birds on the green list are not considered to be of conservation importance.

Below is a list compiled of some of our songbirds which are on the list.  Figures have been taken from the BTO ‘birdtrends’ webpage and are subject to change.
Last updated 10th January 2017
Tree Sparrow
Tree Sparrow
Rapid Decline
Down 96%


Bullfinch
Willow Tit
Rapid Decline
Down 90%


Spotted Flycatcher
House Martin
Rapid Decline
Down 70%


Willow Tit
Bullfinch
Moderate Decline
Down 38%


Robin
Robin
Shallow Increase
Up 40%


Wren
Wren
Moderate Increase
Up 93%

UK Bird Species Population Changes

Cornbunting Song Thrush
Rapid Decline
Down 54%


Lesser Redpoll
Yellowhammer Rapid Decline
Down 56%


Whitethroat
Willow Warbler
Rapid Decline
Down 64%


Yellowhammer
Dunnock
Moderate Decline
Down 33%


Greenfinch
Moderate Decline
Down 41%


Blue Tit
Blue Tit
Shallow Increase
Up 46

%



SongBird Survival is a charity commissioning research into the decline of Britain’s songbirds. With your support and membership we hope to reverse their decline. 
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