The Urban Decline of the House Sparrow (Passer domesticus): A Possible Link with Electromagnetic Radiation

  title={The Urban Decline of the House Sparrow (Passer domesticus): A Possible Link with Electromagnetic Radiation},
  author={Alfonso Balmori and {\"O}rjan Hallberg},
  journal={Electromagnetic Biology and Medicine},
  pages={141 - 151}
During recent decades, there has been a marked decline of the house sparrow (Passer domesticus) population in the United Kingdom and in several western European countries. The aims of this study were to determine whether the population is also declining in Spain and to evaluate the hypothesis that electromagnetic radiation (microwaves) from phone antennae is correlated with the decline in the sparrow population. Between October 2002 and May 2006, point transect sampling was performed at 30… 

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