The rural – Tree Sparrow has had an even more dramatic decline.
Rich chestnut crown. White collar and cheeks with large black spot.
Gregarious Tree Sparrows were again – Introduced Worldwide.
Shyer and smaller than our House Sparrow. Mate for life.
‘Our’ fetching elegant tiny little Tree Sparrow.
More harmonious song and so very active with a permanently cocked tail.
Takes to next boxes.
Now Offensive Disastrous UK. Yet Another On ‘Red Death List.’ Why?
Sparrows arrived here towards the end of the last ice age nesting in caves, cliffs.
We’ve lived side by side with the Sparrow since man first emerged. “Life couldn’t be the same without the Sparrow…!”
‘Every morning at dawn chorus time all across the country they used to form the massed choir.’
Humble Sparrow is increasingly now not even alive.
2010 BTO: “Nightingale – Biggest fall in numbers since records began of any bird still breeding in Britain.” –
2010 BTO: “Apart from – Second - the Tree Sparrow - whose numbers have been decimated by – 93%!…“ Extermination! ‘Ugh.’
Songbirds-Slaughter: “These and so many more Songbirds listed were once part of all our lives.”
‘Our common ‘Garden birds’ along with so many other beautiful songbird visitors from across the sea.’
The Charter of the RSPB claims the object of the society is “to maintain bird numbers, diversity and national geographical distribution.”
The ‘Royal Society Protection of Birds’ – Really…?
Albert Einstein - “Only two things are infinite the universe and human stupidly and I’m not too sure about the former.”
Sparrows hide their nests as best they can from predators in dense scrubs hedges and any cover available. They build cup-shaped nests from different types of foliage with the eggs clustered safely in the bottom.
‘The cup is often lined with grasses moss animal hair or feathers which provide excellent insulation when the incubating female leaves the nest for short periods or goes foraging to feed the nestlings.’ Sometimes the cup is lined with mud which helps to cement the grasses leaves and twigs into a firm structure.
Senceless Seriously Shocking – On Sickly ‘Red – Dead List.’
Grey crown. Bustling perky gregarious jolly little House Sparrows.
Ceerful and chirpy song – Cockney chirrups.
House Sparrow: Between 1972 and 1996 - Estimates are that 9.6million -
House Sparrows had ‘disappeared’ – A loss of 65%.
1990 – There were eight sparrows for every garden. 2000 – Only Four –
2010 - DEAD 90%!
2000: House Sparrow – Already extinct in Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester, Edinburgh, Bradford, Newcastle. Southampton. Etc…
Likely reasons given were car pollution emissions killing off the insects on which sparrows feed their offspring in the first crucial days after they hatch.
Bad peanuts sold at discount stores -
“These nuts end up releasing toxins that are still deadly to Garden birds.
To Avoid This – Bird tables should be cleaned every one to two weeks and always bin ANY ‘mouldy’ peanuts.”
From 1840 taken all over the USA Boston New York and around the world. ‘They’ All Manage – To Retain British Sparrows? Not killing them all off!
Maybe ‘they’ just kill off – Keep down their own – ‘predator species?’
Or their Sparrowhawks - DONT have the legal ‘protection’ placed by the RSPB since 1954! For All UK ‘Sparrow’ – Hawks -
Which ‘EAT’ – Killing Our Sparrows And ‘Our’ – Songbirds!
Feed: Sunflower seeds fruit millet. Moist cut up chicken sausage meat bacon.
Help House Sparrows: Allow patches of weeds and unmown grass to attract seeds and insects.
Avoid: Chemicals-sprays pellets killing soft-bodied bugs young House Sparrow chicks eat. Need to raise their family under house eaves. Stop blocking them up!
Have: Some really dense bushes scrubs for Sparrows to forage roost and hide in from predators.
House Sparrows – Struggling to survive alone here in Britain. Q: WHY this disaster in the UK? – ASK THEN – Only the RSPB!
RSPB! TAKE OFF PROTECTION Since ‘1954′ – OF ‘YOUR’ SPARROWHAWKS? RSPB ‘YOU’ HAVE ONLY ADDED TO EXTERMINATION OF – Our – ‘Sparrows!’
2010 BTO: Numbers Down 90%! UK Slayed – Monstrous. On guess what – Damn forever this – Sickly ‘Red-Deadly List.
NOTE: Along with just – Far Too Many other once – ‘common’ – British ‘Garden Songbirds!’
Tree Sparrow – “Warning Decimated 93%!” Sparrows ‘sinful’ Extinction! RSPB Since ‘1954’ Placed legal ‘protection’ For Sparrowhawks! Not always ‘eating’ “But Killing – Our Sparrows and ‘Our’ Songbirds” – Again Sparrowhawks “Ugh…!”
Copyright © 2011 Songbirds Slaughter -