Just having a quick look back to the birds that we had in 2008 for the "Big garden birdwatch", last year we had here 14 species, only 12 this year. We had no Starlings this year, although there are a few around, but none when the "watch" was done, no Jackdaws either, and no Siskin. I have not seen any Siskins here this backend at all. The numbers of Chaffinch were up by 66% on the year, while the Blackbirds were down on the year. It will all come out nationally fairly soon.