House Sparrow – Gealbhan binne – A bird in the hand

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The House Sparrow has taken food from the hand of strangers in parks. It is found throughout Ireland, though it tends to live close to humans and farms and as a result there are still large areas where you do not find House Sparrows.

They make a famous chirpy sound, and often hang around in flocks chatting to each other about chirpy stuff. Their nests are usually found in the roofs of buildings or other structures, though they can also build in bushes. 

Here is a House Sparrow eating from a hand:


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