English sparrow

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Synonyms for English sparrow

small hardy brown-and-grey bird native to Europe

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The present status of the English Sparrow problem in the United States.
ENGLISH sparrows and starlings eat the farmer's grain I his corpse.
Making things even worse were English sparrows and European starlings.
Cleaning up bird droppings is a very dangerous business and must be handled with precision and care," said Phil Waldorf, president of Bell Environmental Services who has also written a book about the subject entitled, Health Hazards From Pigeons, Starlings and English Sparrows.
Don and I had grown up together, beginning in the first grade, and we had hunted English sparrows with our BB guns together, had shot our bows together, had fished together.
Even the English sparrows do not let loose into the streets young sparrows who have no notion of their identity or their adult responsibilities.
Non-native birds such as starlings, pigeons and English sparrows are very aggressive and may take nesting sites away from domestic birds.
In the past two years, I have published a book entitled Health Hazards From Pigeons, Starlings and English Sparrows and created a website www.