Biodiversity. The birds of our gardens victims of an alarming decline

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This weekend of January 28 and 29 is the annual winter count of garden birds, launched ten years ago by the League for the Protection of Birds (LPO) and the National Museum of Natural History (MNHN). The idea of ​​this vast participatory science operation was to ask the French to count for one hour and twice a year, once in winter and once in spring, all the birds they saw sitting in their garden. The goal: to study the increase or decrease in the populations of common species in our gardens such as sparrows, chickadees, goldfinches, swallows and even starlings.

Ten years later, the operation was successful. It attracted more than 95,000 French people, who collected some 6.5 million data on around fifty species,…

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