How do sparrows serve the ecosystem?

Answer The most common types of animals that populate out towns, suburbs and cities--like squirrels, rats and birds--are also important players in their respective ecosystems. Sparrows are one of the most... Read More »

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What Will Sparrows Eat?

Sparrows eat mostly seeds. The most common sparrow, the House Sparrow, has a varied diet, but other types such as American Tree Sparrows, Clay-Colored Sparrows, Field Sparrows, and Song Sparrows, a... Read More »

How to Get Rid of Sparrows?

House sparrows, as pleasant of a creature as they might seem, can be quite a pest. According to, sparrows destroy gardens and kill native bird species. They are also an environmental haz... Read More »

Do sparrows eat flowers?

Sparrows do not feed on flowers. Their diet consists mainly of seeds and grains, as well as nuts and berries. Although they eat grains like wheat and corn, they also feed on weed seed. They can be ... Read More »

Do sparrows eat thistle seed?

No, sparrows do not eat thistle. According to the National Audubon Society, the preferred seeds for sparrows include white millet and cracked corn while the Cornell Lab of Ornithology advises that ... Read More »