View Record #3481

Q1. Name of locality or area you are reporting aboutResidential
Rough Address/AreaPalace Compound
Location Latitude23.83691978
Location Longitude91.28413391
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?Old residential area
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 visited frequently
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?I used to feed the sparrows every morning. Initially ,they were shy - would come and eat only after I went inside, later they would keep chirping even before I woke up and come right into the verandah. I found the mynas more dominating in this area.
Q12. What kind of buildings are/were present during this time period in this locality?Single-storey bungalows, Other (please specify)
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?Extensive
Q17. If you have seen sparrow nests, where were they?Other (please specify), In the first floor niches.
Q18. When did mobile phone coverage arrive at this locality?