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What are the five most abundant birds on Norfolk farmland?

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08.04.2021

For the third year running, Norfolk farmers have made the biggest contribution to the nationwide Big Farmland Bird Count (BFBC) – revealing the most common and abundant species in our countryside.

Organisers at the Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) said there had been a record response to this year's count, which took place between February 5-21.

Norfolk submitted more counts than any other county, with 189 farmers recording more than 100 different species across more than 933,000 acres of land - a 31pc increase in participation from last year.

Robins were among the most-seen birds in Norfolk during the 2021 Big Farmland Bird Count - Credit: Richard Brunton / iWitness24

The most commonly-seen species in the county were blackbirds,........

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