Sparrow trying to take over nesting box!

© Micky Cleveland

Sparrow trying to take over nesting box!

Uploaded: June 15, 2020 | Entered: June 15, 2020 04:07:26

Description

Sparrow trying to take over bluebird nesting box, hovered for about 10+ seconds before Mr. Bluebird which was being distracted by a male Sparrow, turned the tables. Needless to say, the Sparrow’s gave up the cause. Just the mention of house sparrows will make many bluebird lovers recoil. This highly aggressive species, which was imported from Europe in 1850, is responsible for the death of thousands of bluebirds every year. House sparrows not only occupy empty bluebird nesting boxes, but they also storm occupied boxes, killing adult bluebirds and nestlings.

Exif: Camera: Canon Canon EOS 6D Mark II; Shutter Speed: 1/2000; Aperture: f/6.3; ISO: 5000; Orientation: 1; Date: 2020:06:14 15:32:49

Comments

Terry Korpela level-deluxe June 15, 2020

Nicely Done Micky! #1740913

Micky Cleveland level-classic June 15, 2020

Thanks Terry! #11810755

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