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CHRISTY'S BLUEBIRD PROJECT

HOUSE SPARROWS

Bad Bad Little Birds!

Learn to Recognize the House Sparrow
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Note the Black Throat - Photo from Creatures

HOUSE SPARROW
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Photo Found on Internet Taken By Marko_K

 
WHY TALK ABOUT HOUSE SPARROWS?
 
Because the House Sparrow is your Bluebird's #1 enemy, if the House Sparrow wants to breed in your boxes.  You need to read up and learn about this little bad bird.  In many places you can read, that if you do not have House Sparrows, and you do have Bluebirds, you should be able to have the Bluebirds breed successfully.
 
Click Links to sites about House Sparrows, and read read read.  You can make your own decision as to what you may need to do to help your Bluebirds have successful breeding.
 
Learn why this is a Bad Bad Bird not just for Bluebirds, but for all birds.  Learn before you lose your Bluebirds to the House Sparrow.  Understand why there needs to be House Sparrow Control both Passive and Aggressive.
 
Note:  I had had this site linked to a site that had every piece of information good and bad on the House Sparrow, but it was moved or is gone.  I will still be looking, and if you find it please send me an e-mail. 
 
 

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Diseases associated with Pigeons, Starlings and English Sparrows
 
Aspergillosis Beef Tapeworm (Taeniasis) Blastomycosis
Candidiasis Capillariasis Chlamydiosis
Coccidiosis Cryptococcus Dispharynxiasis
Eastern E. Encephalomyelitis Erysipeloid Eyeworm
Fowl Typhoid Gapeworm Histoplasmosis
Infectious Coryza Listeriosis Meningitis
Newcastle Disease Paratyphoid Pasteurellosis
Pox Pullorum Q Fever
St. Louis Encephalitis Salmonellosis Schistosomiasis
Streptococcus Zoopidemicus Tetramariasis Toxoplasmosis
T.G.E. Trematodes** (Flukes) Brachylaemus fuscatus
Cryptocoyle convacum Echinopharyhium recurvalutum Echinostoma revolutum
Haplorchis pumilio Hydoderaeum conoideum Plagiorchis Muris
Postharmosotomun gallinium Taniasia bragai Trichomoniasis
Tuberculosis Ulcerative Enteritis Vibriosis
Western E. Encephalomyelitis Yersinniosis Ectoparasites
Bedbugs Chiggers Fleas
Lice Ticks **Other than Schistosmiasis
This Information is from:  Better Pest Control Inc.

CLICK ON DESCRIPTIONS BELOW TO TRAVEL TO THOSE LINKED SITES - To return use your Back Button:

English House Sparrows and the Avenging Angel of Death - Good pics on differences of look alike birds. Interesting point of view.

House Sparrow by Steve Eno - This site offers a little bit of everything such as History and Passive and Aggressive Control.

Sialis -(On left click House Sparrow Control)Managing House Sparrows - Many Links to all types of House Sparrow information.

University of South Florida House or English Sparrow- This paper was written from the Florida point of view. Note that the House Sparrow is Florida's most common bird!

VIEW DIFFERENT TYPES OF
SPARROW & STARLING TRAPS

10 Minute Sparrow Trap by Steve Gruenke Easy & Free instructions with drawings.

A Sparrow Trap - Free step by step instuctions with photos!

Universal Sparrow Trap -Floyd VanErt -Easy $8.00