House Sparrow

What we tend to call the Sparrow is actually the House Sparrow. It is a smaller sized bird although it has variations in size, depending on the region in which it lives.

This unique bird can actually swim if absolutely necessary, and it loves to take "dust baths," just "splashing" about in the dirt!

 
Facts
Food Preferences

Food Preferences of the House Sparrow

Largely a ground forager, the House Sparrow will land in farmers’ fields in search of food. Food favorites of this sparrow include seeds and a variety of insects.

During the winter months, the House Sparrow enjoys feasting at thistle seed feeders.

 

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