Posted: 16/08/2016 at 20:05
Yes, they don't migrate and I feed them all the year round. They're primarily seed eaters so one of the premium seed mixes will be most suitable. http://shopping.rspb.org.uk/bird-food/seed/seed-mixes.htm
lBeware of cheap mixes which contain mainly barley which is too large for many of the smaller birds and which just gets discarded on the ground where it germinates and grows as weeds in your garden.
House sparrows are becoming so rare - in my childhood they were really common, nesting beneath the roof tiles on our farmhouse and the old farm buildings, and having dust baths in the dusty dried mud of the farmyard on hot sunny days.