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House sparrows, ragamuffins of the city

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Published by Seabury Press in New York .
Written in English

  • English sparrow -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [119]

    Statementby J. J. McCoy. Drawings by Jean Zallinger.
    LC ClassificationsPZ10.M1163 Ho
    The Physical Object
    Pagination126 p.
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5616385M
    LC Control Number68024737

      If you live in North America, you probably recognize European starlings, those little black birds with white polka dots that chirp and chatter and, in the winter, hang out in flocks of thousands Author: Sarah Zielinski. story of the earliest House Sparrow introductions to North America to illustrate our concerns. Long () cited Wetmore () and Robbins () when he reported that the House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) was initially brought to Brook-lyn, New York in , but not actually released until Long () cited Roberts () as reportingCited by: The House Sparrow is a globally distributed species and is closely associated with anthropised environments. They are well-adapted to urban life; therefore the decline of their populations in Europe represents an unexpected event that demands an investigation into its causes. Causes that have promoted this decline are not well-known, but one of the highlighted hypotheses is an increase of Cited by:

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