Big Schools' Birdwatch: 2020 results
The birds have been counted, the numbers crunched and the 2020 Big Schools’ Birdwatch results are in!
The results are in...
Our scientists have been busy counting up all the birds that were seen and we can now reveal the results.
The blackbird is still king of the playground, with a huge 85% of schools reporting seeing at least one in their grounds.
This year, the feral pigeon was up by 23%, knocking the jackdaw out of the top 10.
Here’s the full Big Schools’ Birdwatch top 10 for 2020:
The Top 10
- House sparrow
- Carrion crow
- Black headed gull
- Blue tit
- Feral pigeon
Earn awards for discovering nature
Thanks for taking part in the UK’s biggest school wildlife survey – you joined over 68,600 people across 2,358 schools all doing their bit for nature.
All the data submitted by schools like yours over the past 19 years have helped us to track the numbers of birds in school grounds, revealing which species are doing well and which need our help.
If you’d like to discover even more about the wildlife that shares your school grounds, why not take part in Wild Challenge? From going on a minibeast safari to growing wildlife friendly plants, there are lots of exciting activities to choose from that count towards special awards for your pupils