American mob-sparrow declares war on Norway

”This one comes out once in a while and eat some oatmeal and sunflower seeds, then it chases away the nearby sparrows and greenfinchs – just like a typical American: A little ostentatious with pointy elbows” says birdwatcher Grønningssæter to the newspaper. He also tells us that people all over the country hurries to get a peek at the mob-sparrow from America.

A white-crowned sparrow from the northern parts of America had some navigational problems and ended up here instead of the southern parts of America, it could be low pressure combined with bad weather who pushed him off course.


Photo: Eirik Grønningsæter

To be honest I thought bird-watchers were calm and openminded people, but I’ve kind of changed my mind.

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Øyvind Lasse Høysæter

Born in 1971, fell in love with computing in 1983 because of Sinclair's masterpieces. Continued on the magic surrounding the C64, Amiga and moved to the PC world in 1990. Loves science fiction, programming, astronomy, my family and my job. (developer) :)

1 Response

  1. Michelle says:

    I occasionally see these guys. They’re fun to watch and they’re really beautiful, tbh.

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