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sparrow

small gray-brown bird with a universal distribution.

Eurasian tree sparrow
a denizen of rural areas, in copses and spinneys. Called also Passer montanus.
house sparrow
the town bird. Called also Passer domesticus.
Java sparrow
a large gray or white finch (up to 6 inches and 30 g) used as a companion bird; called also Padda oryzivora.
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Blom recaptured sagebrush sparrow #1601-07138 and reported banding information.
No one has doubt that every language in the world has sparrow songs which have enthralled children for centuries.
Sparrow International updates its offerings continuously, and has recently introduced Althaus teas from Germany, along with Italian Erremme and Medac for gelato sector.
High- rise construction, excessive use of pesticides, change in climate, lack of insects due to urbanization, radiation from mobile towers are among the reasons cited for the drastic fall in the population of sparrow.
Of all the investors, this group is the most worrisome--and the most vocal: Facing pressure from their own investors, they want their cash back as quickly as possible, regardless of whether the terms of any agreement Sparrow has to sign are acceptable to other investors.
Yet there is some evidence that as a young woman Woolf did share Ormerod's view of the sparrow as an avian pest.
Undeterred by the search, arrest and bail, 30-year-old Sparrow carried on dealing.
The company's focus on personal service has played a large role in its success, Richard Sparrow says.
It tells the story of a manipulative little sparrow who appears innocent enough to each passerby that they all grant his request to babysit the item he currently owns.
AINTREE winner Cockney Sparrow is set to reappear in the Grade 2 QTS Scottish Champion Hurdle at Ayr on Saturday, trainer John Quinn said yesterday, writes Peter Scargill.
opened its new Sparrow branch, located within the Sparrow Professional Building in Lansing.
Here we find that if a sparrow matches the intruder's song as the intruder invades his territory, this almost always predicts that he will eventually attack the intruder," Akcay said.