What is the history of the English sparrow in this country, and how is his increase accounted for by his powers of adaptation?
The English sparrow is one of its greatest enemies, and not only drives it from its nesting-boxes, but attacks the young birds.
“Boys are a bother, anyway,” said an English sparrow, as he spattered in the edge of a puddle.
After the examination of about eighty birds, the only one actually condemned to death is the English sparrow.
They did not decide matters in the same way as the English sparrow, and the Blackbirds.
Why,” she went on, “they will not let boys stone even an English sparrow, but I think that is altogether too particular.
The song of the English sparrow is loud and short; but he tries to make up, by singing it over and over again, for many minutes.
Mr. English sparrow heard her say this, and thought he would rather like to be bothered in that way.
Busily at work on a pine cone near the top of a tree was a bird about the size of Bully the English sparrow.
Then she swallowed a careless Bug who had mistaken her for an English sparrow and flown when he should have stayed hidden.