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Upland birds document ‘worrying’ fall in figures

Upland birds have endured a “worrying decline” in most species, according to formal figures.

Scottish Organic Heritage’s (SNH) newest investigation displays ten of seventeen breeds fell in numbers, lowering by sixteen% in complete.

The Formal Statistic for Terrestrial Breeding Birds appeared at info from among 1994 and 2016, which also demonstrates an improve in woodland and farmland birds.

Simon Foster, developments analyst, mentioned: “It’s fantastic to see that woodland and farmland birds are not only holding their very own in Scotland, but that numerous are thriving.