What kills sparrows?

B3B3 Posts: 11,420

I've just found a dead mature sparrow in my garden. It doesn't look like a cat was responsible.

Do they get poisoned by anything? I know that the young die if there isn't sufficient live food.

In London. Keen but lazy.


  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 16,214


    Apophthegm -  a big word for a small thought.
  • michael mpcmichael mpc Posts: 422

    hi  b3 we often have sparrows dovesblack birds hitting our large patio doors and the big double glazed window some times they think the reflection is a interloper bird and go for the shape  sadly some die last one was a dove that broke its neck

  • B3B3 Posts: 11,420

    We get bees whacking our south facing window.  There was another dead male in our front garden a couple of years ago. I've left it he sparrow in situ. Something will dispose of it tonight.

    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,088

    I agree with pansyface. Everything dies

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