View Record #8489

Q1. Name of locality or area you are reporting aboutSidhi town
Rough Address/Area
StateMadhya Pradesh
Location Latitude24.39749908
Location Longitude81.88027954
Q3. What time period are you reporting about?1990-1994
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?More than 1 km across (eg, a large village or town)
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 large number: When I saw sparrows, there were usually between 30 and 100 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?Sidhi; Dt ; 21 May 93 ;H Sparrow observed driving away a Roseringed parakeet .Later in day , A Skylark was in act of aerial display, and was disturbed in between , female joined and chased it away. Dt ; 26 May 93; Mating observed, female incited the male for the act, with drooping shivering wings & calling all the time. Dt 28 May 93 & 06 June 93& 02 July ;A female was observed carrying dry grass straw . Dt 25 June 93 ; Female indulged in aerial capture of winged insects. Dt07 July 93; 8/10 sparrows indulged in aerial capture of insects, interesting was that whenever any of them could capture one , others immediately dashed and seized the prey.
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?