Warm dry spell bad for foraging birds
Friday 06 May 2011
The hottest April on record has made it hard for some garden birds to find food to rear their chicks, wildlife experts have warned.
The dry spell has left worms and bugs buried deep in hard-baked earth and birds such as thrushes and starlings, which dig for food, could be struggling to feed their young, the British Trust for Ornithology said.
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