House Sparrow Invasion

Birdorable House Sparrow

The House Sparrow, one of the newest cute birds here at Birdorable, is the most widely distributed wild bird on the planet. It naturally occurs in Europe and much of Asia but has followed humans all over the world. It has been intentionally or accidentally introduced to most of the Americas, sub-Saharan Africa, New Zealand and Australia as well as urban areas in other parts of the world. The House Sparrow was introduced to New York in 1851. By the end of the century it had already spread to the Rocky Mountains. The abundance of spilled grain used for feeding horses helped the sparrow along. Now they are one of the most abundant songbirds in North America, with an estimated 150 million birds established in all 48 states.

Vintage Birdorable House Sparrow on ship

Comments

Ashira on November 14, 2008 at 11:23 PM wrote:
Awww. : D They're so common here but so cute. You got the colours and pattern just right, just like all the birds! ^_~
jibi on November 15, 2008 at 8:40 AM wrote:
birds me like!
Louise Warner on February 8, 2017 at 5:09 PM wrote:
i saw one today.they are so cute.cool really!
Louise Warner on February 8, 2017 at 5:10 PM wrote:
tiny sparowws to.
Louise Warner on February 8, 2017 at 5:12 PM wrote:
sorry i ment sparwwos
Louise Warner on February 8, 2017 at 5:13 PM wrote:
i ment sparrows
Spurwing Plover on January 24, 2022 at 6:20 AM wrote:
Willy the Sparrow a kid gets turned into a Sparrow
Spurwing Plover on May 18, 2022 at 7:20 AM wrote:
I once watched a Sparrow with tiny bit of a Bun managing to eat it by breaking is up to tiny bits watched another one catching tiny flies on a car hood and they'll pick dead bugs off car raditros

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