Sparrows are small, chubby brown-grey birds with short tails and short & blunt yet powerful beaks. They eat seeds but can also eat insects. They are found in Europe, Asia and Africa.
Facts About Sparrows
- Sparrows are social birds, nesting closely to one another and flying and feeding in small flocks.
- They live in nests, nests are located under roofs, bridges, in three hollows etc.
- Sparrows can swim to escape from predators, although not a water bird.
- Male sparrow has reddish back and black bib, female sparrow has brown back with eyestripe.
- Their diet consists of seeds, small invertebrates, crumbs etc.