Diet preference in the house sparrow Passer domesticus: hooked on millet?

Christopher J. Whelan, J. S. Brown, A. E. Hank

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Abstract

Capsule House Sparrows preferred millet over seeds of prairie forbs and grasses native to the USA. By reducing the abundance and availability of some grains, changing agricultural practices may contribute to the population declines of House Sparrows seen in some parts of their range. (c) 2015 British Trust for Ornithology.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)569--573
JournalBird Study
Volume62
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015

Keywords

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