One-third of English breeding bird species affected by climate change, finds study

Climate change is boosting the populations of some English breeding bird species, while triggering a decline in others, according to a new study.

The British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) assessed 68 species and found that over 50 years, the populations of 13 types of bird had increased by more than 10%, while three species - the cuckoo, swift and turtle dove - showed large drops in their populations. 

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