View Record #5587



ID5587
Q1. Name of locality or area you are reporting aboutShivaji Park
Rough Address/AreaShivaji Park
City/DistrictMumbai
StateMaharashtra
Location Latitude19.02647400
Location Longitude72.83966827
Q3. What time period are you reporting about?2005-2009
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?100-500 metres across (eg, a market, bus-stand or park)
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?Sparrows regularly nested in my home, in the ventilation.The detail story with a picture taken in 2007 in my blog entry http://jahnavisblog.wordpress.com/2012/04/18/living-with-sparrows/
Q12. What kind of buildings are/were present during this time period in this locality?Apartment complexes
Q13. Please describe this locality/area in your words.Shivaji Park is a large verdant area, it is home to many birds, insects and has many old trees
Q14. Does or did anyone feed sparrows in this locality/area, or put out nestboxes?Don't know
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?, Our home ventilation and i also saw nests inside the building corridor corners
Q18. When did mobile phone coverage arrive at this locality?Before 1995