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House sparrow (female)

Passer domesticus

Description:

One of a group of noisy house sparrows spotted on a sunny spring day. While house sparrows have successfully colonized most of the world, monitoring studies suggest they are in decline in many areas, including urban. An alarm signal for deteriorating environmental conditions when even “common species” are on the decrease.

Habitat:

Rocks on lake shore, urban.

Notes:

House sparrows exhibit strong sexual strong dimorphism. With no grey crown and a pale supercilium, this is a female.

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5 Comments

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Good to know Hema!

Hema
Hema 4 years ago

cute.These are doing well here.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Thanks António!

Beautiful series Danièle,perfect to the house sparrow day :) congrats and thanks for sharing

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Today is World Sparrow Day!
http://www.worldsparrowday.org/

DanielePralong
Spotted by
DanielePralong

Vaud, Switzerland

Lat: 46.46, Long: 6.85

Spotted on Mar 11, 2015
Submitted on Mar 12, 2015

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