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Country Life

by | 17th, July 2003

‘DISAPPEARING sparrows, cockatiels who whistle the 1812 Overture, a north-south ornithological divide…the papers have been full of bird stories in recent weeks.

‘It’s a lovely area, but the property prices are ridiculous’

And this morning the Telegraph has more news of our feathered friends, with a report that urban songbirds are raising the pitch of their voices to make themselves heard about the city roar.

‘But the sounds of city life may be harming the chaffinch, dunnock and other birds, whose vocal range is unable to soar above the din,’ it says.

Now, we at Anorak do not profess to being experts when it comes to matters

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