Sparrows are small birds that are indigenous to Europe, Asia and Africa. But what do sparrows eat? This post will answer that question and also tell you a few interesting facts about sparrows.
What Do Sparrows Eat?
There are many different species of sparrows that all eat different things. Most species feed on seeds, which can be a problem for farmers trying to plant new crops. These species of sparrows also eat some small insects. The remaining species of sparrows live around cities scavenging for food. Like seagulls and pigeons, they will eat virtually any food left by people around the city! So now you know what different species of sparrows eat!
Interesting Facts About Sparrows
- In a short story ‘The Birds’, written by Daphne du Maurier, sparrows are one of the many small birds that attacked the children in their beds!
- Many species of sparrows nest in or near buildings.
- Early settlers imported certain species of sparrows to Australia, North America and South America.
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