View Record #124

Q1. Name of locality or area you are reporting aboutBalaji Nagar 12th cross
Rough Address/Area
StateTamil Nadu
Location Latitude10.80051517
Location Longitude78.76021576
Q3. What time period are you reporting about?2010-2012
Q4. What kind of general area are you reporting about?Other rural area
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?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 visited frequently
Q8. How frequently did you see House Sparrows in the time period and locality/area chosen above?Often: I saw sparrows several times a week
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?My parents keep water and some rice in front of our house and few House sparrows visit there regularly. Here is a photo taken of one of our guests
Q12. What kind of buildings are/were present during this time period in this locality?Single-storey bungalows
Q13. Please describe this locality/area in your words.This place was previously under cultivation. Even now in a km away people still do agriculture and mainly grow Paddy.
Q14. Does or did anyone feed sparrows in this locality/area, or put out nestboxes?Food
Q15. If this is an agricultural area, what are the main crops grown?Paddy
Q16. How much green space exists/existed in this locality?Some
Q17. If you have seen sparrow nests, where were they?
Q18. When did mobile phone coverage arrive at this locality?1995-1999