> On Feb 12, 2018, at 3:00 AM, <geneseebirds-l-request...> <mailto:<geneseebirds-l-request...> wrote:
> From: Bird observations from western New York <geneseebirds-l...> <mailto:<geneseebirds-l...>> > Subject: [GeneseeBirds-L] Weird House Sparrow Behavior
> Date: February 11, 2018 at 8:49:30 PM EST
> To: <geneseebirds-l...> <mailto:<geneseebirds-l...> > Reply-To: <geneseebirds-l...> <mailto:<geneseebirds-l...> >
> I was at the North Marina this morning. It was mostly frozen over, but there were some gulls and a few ducks so I got out of my car to scope.
> I stood no more than 3 feet from my car for several minutes looking at the bay, and when I turned back around I discovered 20 House Sparrows had flown in behind me and were crouched on the tires of my Prius.
> Why would they defy their human-averse instincts on a perfectly warm day with plenty of brushy cover nearby, to come and sit just feet from me??? Enquiring minds want to know!!!
> Thanks all,
> Andrea Patterson
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