7,000: Bewick’s Swans winter in the UK every year, around 40% of the estimated north-west European population
60 pairs: The amount of Whinchats found in 2015 on the Eastern Moors, compared to 25 in 2010.
60 years: How long ago WWT Founder Sir Peter Scott discovered the Greenland White-fronted Goose
35,573: The highest number of Greenland White-fronted Geese recorded in the UK. That was in 1999. 30-40 million: The number of waterbirds counted every year by the International Waterbirds Census