The control of these birds is generally in food production or storage areas where the cause a risk to public health.
The primary control methods will be proofing the building to deny entry and nesting. Other control methods will need a full assessment and often the application of a licence.
The house sparrow grows up to around 16cm in length and whilst the females are usually a beige and grey coloured mixture, the male appears to be a brighter black, white and brown with markings.
They feed and survive on a variety of foods such as seeds and grains, as well as fruits, vegetables, human table scraps and insects. Sparrows prefer to create large spherical nesting areas they have structural components, for example, house shutters, drainage piping, and building rafters and corrugated metal sliding.