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House Sparrow

Passer domesticus

Description:

A small bird, it has a length of 16 centimetres (6.3 in) and a weight of 24–39.5 grams (0.85–1.39 oz). Females and young birds are coloured pale brown and grey, and males have brighter black, white, and brown markings.

Habitat:

The house sparrow occurs naturally in most of Europe, the Mediterranean region, and much of Asia. The House Sparrow is strongly associated with human habitations, and can live in urban or rural settings. Though found in widely varied habitats and climates, it typically avoids extensive woodlands, grasslands, and deserts away from human development.


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The MnMs
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Torrevieja, Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Lat: 37.98, Long: -0.68

Spotted on Apr 6, 2012
Submitted on Apr 18, 2012

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