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Population and Nesting Records of House Sparrow Passer domesticus in Yellampet, Nizamabad District, Telangana, India

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We studied the population and nesting records of House Sparrow Passer domesticus during winter in Yellampet village, Telangana. The ecological density of House Sparrow was investigated using fixed width transects. The density of sparrow vary from 15 to 335 per hectare in different transects. Bonferroni confidence interval was used to know the preference of location types i.e., houses, shops and hotels for foraging and nesting. Shops were used significantly more than expected according to availability of nest sites and also for foraging. A total of 81 active nests were recorded. The present study shows that a handful breeding population of House Sparrow harboring in Yellampet village.


International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 51)
B. L. Narayana "Population and Nesting Records of House Sparrow Passer domesticus in Yellampet, Nizamabad District, Telangana, India", International Letters of Natural Sciences, Vol. 51, pp. 63-69, 2016
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