, house sparrows
are birds that mostly scour for insects and other forms of sustenance from soil.
Providing feed for these ground-feeding birds may seem unattractive or cumbersome at first due to its immediate disadvantages. However, taking the following measures will solve many problems and will prove very beneficial.
The main problem with putting feed directly onto the ground is that other animals, including squirrels, pigeons, are attracted to the feed. In contrast to the less accessible hanging bird feeders that rats cannot easily reach, bird feed on the ground allows pests easy access. To prevent squirrels, try using using a caged squirrel proof bird feeder