A murmuration of starlings
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Fears for falling bird numbers in Scotland

The starling is one of Scotland's most common birds.

A dramatic drop in numbers in recent years has led to fears the displays which the birds perform in our winter skies could become a thing of the past.

The RSPB has encouraged people to take part in the Big Garden Birdwatch to help monitor the bird population across the country.

  • 27 Jan 2012