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Meet Jack and the Mrs.

Categories: Birds.

I know you have all heard of Jack Sparrow.  But did you know he lives at our house? In fact he’s lived here for years raising his families. Yes, I say families, as this Jack Sparrow is none other than the house sparrow that occupies the birdhouses.  I nicknamed him Jack as that seemed to be very appropriate.  House sparrows are an overlooked bird and sometimes regarded as a pest. House sparrows are about 16 cm long and live in rural or urban settings but get their name because they prefer to live close to humans. The male and female
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