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Table 1 Species recorded at bird-feeders in urban and rural habitats (all 80 sites were pooled)

From: Food preferences by birds using bird-feeders in winter: a large-scale experiment

No. Species Urban area Rural area
No. of observations % No. of observations %
1 Parus major 358 71.5 305 74.9
2 Chloris chloris 76 15.2 0 0.0
3 Cyanistes caeruleus 29 5.8 38 9.3
4 Coccothraustes coccothraustes 16 3.2 2 0.5
5 Pica pica 5 1.0 2 0.5
6 Corvus monedula 4 0.8 0 0.0
7 Passer montanus 3 0.6 18 4.4
8 Garrulus glandarius 2 0.4 7 1.7
9 Sitta europea 2 0.4 11 2.7
10 Streptopelia decaocto 2 0.4 1 0.2
11 Turdus merula 1 0.2 1 0.2
12 Passer domesticus 1 0.2 5 1.2
13 Carduelis spinus 1 0.2 17 4.2
14 Poecille palustris 1 0.2 0 0.0
  Totals 501 100.0 407 100.0