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In the background the male. Is a nonbreeding male. Less black on throat and breast than breeding males. Gray cap, rufous nape. Underparts gray Bill yellowish at base, darker towards tip. In the foreground the female. Adult female. Underparts grayish, upperparts brownish. Back and wings brown with dark streaks. Bill thick and yellowish.
Las Vegas downtown. House Sparrows have lived around humans for centuries. Look for them on city streets, taking handouts in parks and zoos, or cheeping from a perch on your roof or trees in your yard. House Sparrows are absent from undisturbed forests and grasslands, but they’re common in countryside around farmsteads.