Tuesday, 11 August 2015

House Sparrows

Tweet of the Day : House Sparrows : We have a nest of these little fellows in our roof…they have been coming here for years..our family in London haven't seen one for a long while. Noisy and gregarious, these cheerful exploiters of man's rubbish and wastefulness, have managed to colonise most of the world. The ultimate avian opportunist perhaps. Monitoring suggests a severe decline in the UK house sparrow population, recently estimated as dropping by 71 per cent between 1977 and 2008 Some signs of recovery recently…..
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