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Some biological aspects of House sparrow (Passer domesticus niloticus) at Alexandria governorate

El- Danasory, M. A.;M. A. Mostafa, M. A.,Mohafez,and M. F. El- Sawy

Abstract


In Egypt during season 2015 the breeding biology of the house sparrow (Passer domesticus niloticus) was studied at Alexandria governorate in a new reclaimed land (Borg El- Arab district) and old land (Apies district) nearby buildings and field crops habitats. This study has shown that, the female of the house sparrow laying four broods annually during (March to July2015). During a season, average of clutch size was recorded with (4.5) and (4.2) eggs / nest nearby buildings and field crops habitats in new reclaimed land, while the average were recorded with (4.6) and (4.4) eggs / nest nearby buildings and field crops habitats in the old lands respectively. The average incubation period was 13.5 & 13.9 days in newly reclaimed and old lands respectively.

Key words


House sparrow, biological aspects.