Notes from St Tiggywinkles: Ol’cock sparrows make a comeback

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The resilience of anything British is something we are all proud of. And rightly so. The come-backs are legendary as are the recovery of some of our wildlife which had looked dead and gone.

I walk around the outside of my house listening to the proud tuneless chirping of the sparrows.

Cockneys through and through the ‘ol’ cock sparrers’ had all but disappeared into oblivion yet the have fought back. They are once again raising their families in every nook and cranny we have subconsciously incorporated in our own house building.

 

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