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Sparrow feeding on Parsnip Moth larvae

Observed: 16th July 2013 By: orchid_borchid_b’s reputation in Birdsorchid_b’s reputation in Birds

This is a juv, but there has ben a regular flock of sparrows feeding amongst the flower heads of Hogweed. They come out carrying grubs - which are the larvae of Parsnip Moth - and the juvs have learned from the adults about this good source of protein!

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Species with which House Sparrow interacts