Sparrows of Ipswich survey 2016 results

The RSPB Ipswich Local Group surveyed the town’s sparrows last year, and we have the results now in. It’s a little bit better than I had thought – strongholds to the north-west and south-east. It’s tough to compare this with the 2006 survey because that wasn’t controlled-effort, although at first glance they still seem to be losing the fight around the Valley Road area relative to the earlier survey.