View Record #8792

Q1. Name of locality or area you are reporting aboutPeriyasevalai
Rough Address/Area
StateTamil Nadu
Location Latitude11.83793736
Location Longitude79.34492493
Q3. What time period are you reporting about?2010-2012
Q4. What kind of general area are you reporting about?Village
Q5. What kind of locality is/was this in the time period chosen above?Other
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 worked/studied there
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 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?Sparrows observed but no nests seen
Q11. Would you like to share a story about House Sparrows from this time period?I got this info from Mr. R. Annamalai, Periyasevalai, Villupuram District, Tamil Nadu who sent a letter (in Tamil) to on 27th May 2012. Given below is a English translation of message sent my Mr. Annamalai. "I came to know about citizensparrow through Dinamani Article dated 22-4-2012. There are around 50 House Sparrows regularly come near my house. They come and peck on the the mirror everyday and I enjoy watching this beautiful sight. There is a Sugar mill opposite to our house. Although there not much trees in this region I am glad to inform you that there are different kind of birds including House Sparrows are present in this region".
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.Old Residential Colony opposite to Sugar Factory
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?A few
Q17. If you have seen sparrow nests, where were they?
Q18. When did mobile phone coverage arrive at this locality?