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  • Article: Foraging in the City
  • Author(s): Elizabeth Cook
  • Publisher: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Site name: ASU - Ask A Biologist
  • Date published: May 6, 2013
  • Date accessed: November 16, 2017
  • Link: http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plosable/foraging-urban-birds
APA Style
Elizabeth Cook. (2013, May 6). Foraging in the City. ASU - Ask A Biologist. Retrieved November 16, 2017 from http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plosable/foraging-urban-birds
American Psychological Association. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/10/
Chicago Manual of Style
Elizabeth Cook. "Foraging in the City." ASU - Ask A Biologist. 6 May 2013. http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plosable/foraging-urban-birds.
MLA 2009 Style
Elizabeth Cook. "Foraging in the City." ASU - Ask A Biologist. 6 May 2013. ASU - Ask A Biologist, Web. 16 Nov 2017. http://askabiologist.asu.edu/plosable/foraging-urban-birds
Modern Language Association, 7th Ed. For more info, see http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/08/
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

Urban birds, like this house sparrow, are adapted to finding food all over the city. In this article, scientists are learning about where urban birds prefer to eat.


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House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

Urban birds, like this house sparrow, are adapted to finding food all over the city. In this article, scientists are learning about where urban birds prefer to eat.


Learn how to be a birder and identify the birds in your own neighborhood.

Bird Watching Guide

Southwestern US Bird Finder

North American Bird Finder


Share to Google Classroom

Be part of Ask A Biologist

by volunteering, or simply sending us feedback on the site. Scientists, teachers, writers, illustrators, and translators are all important to the program. If you are interested in helping with the website we have a Volunteer page to get the process started.