View Record #11347

Q1. Name of locality or area you are reporting aboutThirupathy valley
Rough Address/Area635126
Location Latitude12.72027683
Location Longitude77.78044891
Q3. What time period are you reporting about?2010-2012
Q4. What kind of general area are you reporting about?Town
Q5. What kind of locality is/was this in the time period chosen above?Old residential area
Q6. Roughly how large is the locality/area from which you are reporting sparrows?Less than 100 metres across (eg, a few houses or shops)
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?Always: I saw sparrows every day
Q9. When you did see House Sparrows in this time period and locality/area, how many did you typically see?A fair number: When I saw sparrows, there were usually between 5 and 30 birds
Q10. If House Sparrows are/were present in this time period and locality/area, did you observe active nests?Nests seen frequently
Q11. Would you like to share a story about House Sparrows from this time period?Earlier only one or two birds used to come. Then we setup some boxes. And started to feed them, provide water now every box is needed and it started to breed. Now we have close to 20 - 30 birds in our locality. Very happy to see these folks roam freely.
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?