- They are also known as “Old World Sparrows”.
- Generally, sparrows are small, plump, brown, white and grey birds with short tails and stubby, powerful beaks.
- The sparrows are indigenous to Europe, Africa, and Asia but found almost world wide.
- Sparrows can be beneficial to humans as well, especially by eating insect pests.
- House sparrows sleep with the bill tucked underneath their feathers.
- Dust or water bathing often occurs in groups.
- As an adult, the house sparrow mostly feeds on the seeds of grains and weeds