Did you know the House Sparrow is status Red in the UK according to the RSBP. More details can be found at
http://www.rspb.org.uk/discoverandenjoynature/discoverandlearn/birdguide/name/h/housesparrow/index.aspx which states "Monitoring suggests a severe decline in the UK house sparrow population, recently estimated as dropping by 71 per cent between 1977 and 2008 with substantial declines in both rural and urban populations. "
Here are some pics of our Blackbird and her brood
and a pic of our House Martins