Results of the Big Garden Birdwatch are out

More than 65,000 people across the East of England took part in the Big Garden Birdwatch over a cold weekend in January 2014. Now the RSPB has released the results, which put the House sparrow in first place in the top ten garden birds.

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House sparrow tops the list of garden birds in the east

On a cold weekend in January 65,000 people across the East of England took part in the Big Garden Birdwatch.

Now the results have been released by the RSPB and there are a few surprises.

They say that numbers are down slightly, but it could be because our mild winter has meant that some birds have been able to find their food elsewhere in the countryside.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Emily Knight

The top ten garden birds in the east

The RSPB's top ten birds in the East of England Credit: RSPB
The Robin has made it back onto the list Credit: RSPB

The results of the Big Garden Birdwatch which took place over a weekend in January, are now out.

65,000 people across the East of England took part and now the RSPB has complied a top ten list of the most common garden birds.

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