View Record #11214

Q1. Name of locality or area you are reporting aboutErragadda
Rough Address/AreaD. Shankar Lal nagar, Vikaspuri, Erragadda
StateAndhra Pradesh 500018
Location Latitude17.45446968
Location Longitude78.43399048
Q3. What time period are you reporting about?2010-2012
Q4. What kind of general area are you reporting about?City (main)
Q5. What kind of locality is/was this in the time period chosen above?New residential development
Q6. Roughly how large is the locality/area from which you are reporting sparrows?500 m to 1 km across (eg, a residential colony, commercial area or small village)
Q7. How well do/did you know this place in the time period chosen above?I lived there
Q8. How frequently did you see House Sparrows in the time period and locality/area chosen above?Rarely: I saw sparrows only a few times in many months or a year
Q9. When you did see House Sparrows in this time period and locality/area, how many did you typically see?A few birds: When I saw sparrows, there were usually less than 5 birds
Q10. If House Sparrows are/were present in this time period and locality/area, did you observe active nests?Sparrows observed but no nests seen
Q11. Would you like to share a story about House Sparrows from this time period?Its sad to see the state of sparrows. The number is alarmingly coming down. My kids rarely get to see them. I have made 2 nests with shoe boxes as adviced in the poster. Unfortunately no sparrows have used it till date.The food grains hopefully are eaten by them or any other bird. Long live sparrows !!!
Q12. What kind of buildings are/were present during this time period in this locality?
Q13. Please describe this locality/area in your words.
Q14. Does or did anyone feed sparrows in this locality/area, or put out nestboxes?
Q15. If this is an agricultural area, what are the main crops grown?
Q16. How much green space exists/existed in this locality?
Q17. If you have seen sparrow nests, where were they?
Q18. When did mobile phone coverage arrive at this locality?