|Appears in||Hey! Pikmin|
|Scientific name||Spourgitis apium|
|Areas||Mushroom Valley, Serene Stream, The Shallow End, Drenchnozzle Den, Bed of Fallen Leaves, Gale-Force Glen, Freezing Wasteland, Frozen Hazard, Scourge of the Skies, Peculiar Rockfall, The Last Lair|
|Attacks||Skewer Pikmin by flying into them|
The Sparrowhead (ムシスズメ?, lit.: "Bug Sparrow") is an enemy found in Hey! Pikmin. It is a relative of the Scornet. It has a round orange body and dark spots on its top. It also has two large insect wings, which allow it to fly. It has black and orange eyes and a narrow beak that it uses to stab Pikmin. It is smaller than Captain Olimar, being about the same width and half of his height.
To do: Find out its health in Hey! Pikmin by retreiving the value from the game files.
Sparrowheads generally spawn in groups of at least 2 individuals. They remain off-screen and descend when Olimar and his Pikmin get close. They will then hover in place until they spot a target, indicated by a chirping sound. They will attempt to skewer Pikmin or Captain Olimar by flying into them.
- Brilliant Garden
- Verdant Waterfront
- Ravaged Rustworks
- Leafswirl Lagoon
- Snowfall Field
- Lushlife Murk
Sparrowheads can be defeated by throwing Pikmin onto them when they are within reach, usually right before they attempt an attack.
Hey! Pikmin logs
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In the Creature Log.
- See more: Huntinpeck family#Naming.
- Common name: Sparrowhead. The name comes from its resemblance to the head of a sparrow, and the word "arrowhead".
- Japanese nickname: ムシスズメ?, lit.: "Bug Sparrow".
- Japanese name: マダラコバチスズメ?, lit.: "Spotted Small Bee Sparrow".
- Scientific name: Spourgitis apium. Apium comes from apis, bee in Latin, despite being the least bee-like in its family.
- Internal names: Unknown.
- Prerelease: None.
Names in other languages
|Dutch||Spreeuwbeestje||Little starling beast|
|French||Minoineau||From mini and moineau (sparrow)|
|Italian||Passerot||From passerotto (a young sparrow)|
|Spanish||Moscorrión||From mosca (fly) and gorrión (sparrow)|