Written Answers. - Wild Birds.

Billy Timmins

Question:

32 Mr. Timmins asked the Minister for Arts, Heritage, Gaeltacht and the Islands if her attention has been drawn to the considerable reduction in numbers of the yellow-hammer in Britain; if any similar reductions have been noted or recorded here; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [19694/98]

I refer the Deputy to my reply to Question No. 181 yesterday.