If that's the end of the story, you better rewrite the beginning.... and the body.<quoted text>By the way dumb ass it is not ILLEGAL to KILL sparrows in NEW MEXICO! END OF STORY!
You must have a reading comprehension problem. This is what I wrote in post #7493:
"You do know that meadowlarks are protected under the MBTA, are you not? As are MOST sparrows. The ONLY sparrow that is not protected under the MBTA is the House Sparrow (the non-native English Sparrow that can be found almost everywhere there are humans and buildings.)
ALL the other sparrows ARE protected."
I am fully aware that HOUSE SPARROWS are not protected by law. But ALL OTHER SPARROWS ARE. Here is a long list of them- all found in New Mexico.
And seeing that you were a ten year old kid, and you killed "thousands," it's a good bet you killed not only House Sparrows, but other sparrows as well.
You do know, as a "well informed" hunter and outdoorsman, that there are dozens of sparrow species in your state, correct?(Well, maybe as a ten year old, you didn't. I question why you were set loose with a gun as a child??)
Hell, I've never even birded in your state and I could name every damn sparrow without even looking at the list. What's more, I could not only list them, I could identify each and every one by either sight, OR sound, alone.
And you say I need to learn about nature? I admit, there's always more to learn and I am always eager to learn more. But I would say you could learn a few things as well, Warrior. There's more to nature than just stalking and killing.