View Record #8502

Q1. Name of locality or area you are reporting aboutSidhi town
Rough Address/Area
StateMadhya Pradesh
Location Latitude24.39744186
Location Longitude81.88085938
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 very large number: When I saw sparrows, there were usually more than 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 town Dt ; 09 Sept 1991 ; A Black Drongo inn vigorous pursuit of a female sparrow. Dt 20 Sept 1991. Mating pair on streetlight tube, where the female somehow maintained balance during the act, male mounted 5 times. Dt ; 21 Sept 1991, Female was observed holding a black coloured about 30 mm long caterpillar and flew with it . Dt ; 28 Sept 1991 ; Mating observed , male mounted 3 times. Dt ; 29 Sept 1991 ;Three females seen carrying flowers of Babul, Accacia arabica. Dt ; 29 Sept 1991 ; Four birds amongst a flock going towards roost, repeatedly indulged in aerial combat, performing acrobatics and chirping all the time.
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?