Sparrows of Wanwadi Pune – World Sparrow Day – Passeridae – Ningombam Brojendro Meetei – Photography Manipur

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World Sparrow Day - Passeridae - Ningombam Brojendro Meitei - Photography Manipur

Sparrows of  Wanwadi Pune:

Photography Credit and Copyright : Ningombam Brojendro Meetei

Date and Place: 17/03/2013 8.16 AM, Pune

EXIF Details:

Camera : Canon EOS 6 D
Creation Software:  Adobe CS 4
Shutter Speed:  1/1324 sec
Lens Aperture:  F/8
Flash: No
Focal length: 400 mm
F Stop:  F/8
Exposer :  1/250 sec
ISO: 3200

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Sparrow – Passeridae

The sparrows are a family of small passerine birds, Passeridae. They are also known as true sparrows, or Old World sparrows, names also used for a genus of the family, Passer.[1] They are distinct from the American sparrows, which although similar in appearance are placed in the family Emberizidae, and from a few other birds sharing their name, such as the Java Sparrow. Many species nest on buildings, and the House and Eurasian Tree Sparrows in particular inhabit cities in large numbers, so sparrows may be the most familiar of all wild birds. They are primarily seed-eaters, though they also consume small insects. Some species scavenge for food around cities and, like gulls or Rock Doves, will happily eat virtually anything in small quantities. – wikipedia

World Sparrow Day:

World Sparrow Day is a day designated to raise awareness of the House Sparrow and other common birds to urban environments, and of threats to their populations, observed on 20 March.[1][2] It is an international initiative by the Nature Forever Society of India in collaboration with the Eco-Sys Action Foundation (France) and numerous other national and international organisations across the world. – wikipedia

 

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