Big Garden Birdwatch Nationwide Results

I received an email this week from the RSPB thanking me for taking part in this years Big Garden Birdwatch. A staggering 8,262,662 birds were counted across the country.
The top 10 birds were: 1. House sparrow 2. Starling 3. Blue tit 4. Blackbird 5. Woodpigeon 6. Goldfinch 7. Chaffinch 8. Great Tit 9. Robin 10. Long-tailed tit.
The house sparrow retained its top spot from the previous year and the long-tailed tit was a new entry in the top ten.
The Blackbird was the most widespread garden bird appearing in 88% of gardens.