The English or house sparrow was introduced into this country about a half-century ago.
Although there are no other records, the house sparrow is probably fairly common in the villages and towns of the State.
Among birds, the house sparrow may be cited as a species known to have extended its range with the tillage of the soil.
The English house sparrow has no song at all, but a harsh chatter that is unmatched among our birds.
The canary and the house sparrow are the most familiar examples of this family.
We say nothing about the migrations of the house sparrow, because atpresent they are not at all clear.
They live on seeds and insects like the house sparrow, and make their nests in hollows of trees.
Finally the house sparrow and the tom-tit occupy the last place on the list.
It is related to our ubiquitous friend the house sparrow, and is known to men of science as Ploceus baya.
From this it seems to be very like the house sparrow; its plumage is, however, altogether lighter.