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Church Sparrow ?

Posted Monday 27th July 2009 at 08:28 by Paulo Boute

I'm in Aracajú...Just about to leave for Salvador, from where I will start a 08 day birding tour on the Brazilian NE.
Yesterday ( Sunday) I went to the mass service on a catholic church near by. (I'm a catholic).
During the sermon, I couldn't ignore the House Sparrows calling from inside the church.
The building is a very basic one, without a celling - Just the roof.
The sparrow like to built nests there & like it as a shelter, as well.
This is true for most churches in Brazil - The House Sparrows loves the churches!!!
By the way, in Brazil the Barn Owl is called the Church Owl ( among other names).
So, I wondering why not to call the House Sparrow , the Church Sparrow???

May everyone have a great day & wonderful week!


Paulo Boute.
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In one of our local Asda [Walmart] stores they have a family of Sparrow that live in the high ceiling. The Sparrows seem to have got things right with a good amount of food and religion.
Posted Monday 27th July 2009 at 08:46 by Marmot Marmot is offline
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