RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch: a mother and her daughter counting birds in their garden SUS-190115-163021001

The top 10 birds found in Sussex in the 2018 RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch

The RSPB’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch returns 26-28 January but what were the top 10 most common birds in Sussex last year?

Each year people across the nation are busy monitoring their gardens and this year’s Big Garden Birdwatch marks the 40th anniversary of the feathery census.

Blackbird: The blackbird sits in fifth but was third in 2010
Blackbird: The blackbird sits in fifth but was third in 2010
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Goldfinch: Sixth in the south but, like the blackbird, doesn't register nationally
Goldfinch: Sixth in the south but, like the blackbird, doesn't register nationally
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Great tit: Sits in seventh locally and nationally
Great tit: Sits in seventh locally and nationally
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Robin: A festive favourite, the robin sits in 8th place
Robin: A festive favourite, the robin sits in 8th place
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