The superb search engine optimization (Sociedad Espanola de Ornitologia, the Spanish associate of BirdLife Worldwide) is having a vote for his or her bird of the year and the selection supplied is between Iberian Gray Shrike, Widespread Swift and Montagu’s Harrier. Last year the successful species was Quail (which was additionally up towards Montagu’s Harrier and Iberian Gray Shrike).
It’s a giant factor in New Zealand the place the bird of the year vote has been working since 2005 and generates large quantities of publicity. There the Kakapo was the 2020 winner (listing of annual winners – click here).
Will the UK ever have such a vote or would the Robin win each year?