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House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

 
 

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undisclosed site, Leics
21/06/17
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undisclosed site, Leics
21/06/17
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Crofton, W Yorks
20/06/17
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West Wemyss, Fife
13/06/17
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Loughton, Essex
18/06/17
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Loughton, Essex
18/06/17
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Alderholt, Dorset
12/06/17 Notable photo
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undisclosed site, Clyde
13/06/17
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Elm, Cambs
13/06/17
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Elm, Cambs
13/06/17
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Alderholt, Dorset
11/06/17
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Deepcar, S Yorks
10/06/17
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Deepcar, S Yorks
10/06/17
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Knottingley, W Yorks
06/06/17
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Knottingley, W Yorks
06/06/17
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Colonia de Sant Pere, Balearic Islands
06/05/17
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Wivenhoe, Essex
01/06/17
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Orcombe Point, Devon
14/05/17
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Sunderland, Durham
19/05/17
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Iona, Argyll
01/05/17
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Wivenhoe, Essex
29/04/17
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Westonzoyland, Somerset
22/04/17
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Kingskerswell, Devon
22/04/17
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Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs
22/04/17 Notable photo
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Elm, Cambs
19/04/17

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House Sparrow breeds in the following countries (Bird News Extra subscribers will see population statistics and information on trends for each country, and a map of population densities):

Albania
Andorra
Armenia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Azores
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Canary Islands
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Latvia
Lichtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Moldova
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia and Montenegro
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Turkey
Ukraine

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Sat 04/06/16
Research: Cheated male sparrows care less for their young
Research Cheated male sparrows care less for their young
A new study finds that male House Sparrows can judge whether a spouse is prone to infidelity, providing less food for their brood if their partner is unfaithful.  read on read on
Tue 24/09/13
BTO: Good news for House Sparrows
BTO Good news for House Sparrows
The House Sparrow decline appears to have stabilized across Britain, according to the BTO's Garden BirdWatch.  read on read on
Thu 23/05/13
Research: Female sparrows need to be featherbedded
Research Female sparrows need to be featherbedded
The more feathers a male sparrow carries to the nest, the more eggs the female will lay.  read on read on
Wed 04/07/12
RSPB: Cockney Sparrow Survey
RSPB Cockney Sparrow Survey
RSPB want to know where you've seen House Sparrows in London — and where you haven't.  read on read on
Mon 25/06/12
BTO: Green shoots of recovery for House Sparrows?
BTO Green shoots of recovery for House Sparrows?
House Sparrows are approaching a six-year high in gardens.  read on read on
Wed 31/08/11
BTO: Houses with gardens are good news for sparrows
BTO Houses with gardens are good news for sparrows
New research has underlined the importance of gardens for the declining House Sparrow.  read on read on
Sat 19/03/11
World Sparrow Day - 20th March
World Sparrow Day — 20th March
Sunday 20th March marked the second World Sparrow Day, highlighting the plight of one of our most familiar garden birds.  read on read on
Sun 21/11/10
Wildlife Trusts: Can London get its sparrows back?
Wildlife Trusts Can London get its sparrows back?
London Wildlife Trust's Cockney Sparrow project is involving urban communities to realise its aim of seeing a return of House Sparrows to the capital.  read on read on
Thu 22/02/07
Research: Crumbs of Comfort for Farmland Birds
Research Crumbs of Comfort for Farmland Birds
Research by the RSPB on the food preferences of declining farmland birds proves that food variety is the key to helping these birds in winter.  read on read on

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