Sparrow http://ripr.org en Protecting the Eastern Bluebird in RI http://ripr.org/post/protecting-eastern-bluebird-ri <p>As spring arrives in the Ocean State it’s important to monitor your bird houses.</p><p>The Eastern bluebird, a native to southern New England, has been on the steady decline since the late 1800’s.&nbsp; This is in part due to the introduction of the House Sparrow from Europe.</p><p></p><p>Rhode Islanders can help the Bluebird population by staying vigilant, says Linton Harrington, of the non-profit environmental group the Trustees of Reservations.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:16:34 +0000 John Bender 11758 at http://ripr.org Protecting the Eastern Bluebird in RI