Reed bunting
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Fowlmere's reed bunting numbers recovering

Changes in farm practices have helped reed bunting numbers recover at the RSPB's Fowlmere reserve in Cambridgeshire.

Numbers in the eastern region have fallen by a quarter since 1970, but at the reserve they are growing largely because nearby farmers have been planting seed-rich crops.

  • 16 Feb 2012