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Pardal

Passer domesticus

Description:

The House Sparrow is a stout, stocky sparrow, with shorter legs and a thicker bill than indigenous American sparrows. Members of both sexes are brown backed with black streaks throughout this area. Its underside is pale buff. Males have white cheeks and a black bib, while females do not. The tail is usually three-quarters the length of the wing. Wing length is 76 mm and average mass is 28.5 grams.

Habitat:

House Sparrows like areas that have been modified by humans, including farms, residential, and urban areas. They are absent from uninhabited woodlands, deserts, forests, and grasslands.

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3 Comments

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 7 years ago

Lovely portrait!

Marie Cuenca
Marie Cuenca 8 years ago

Great spotting! :-)

Seema
Seema 8 years ago

nicely shot

Mary Ayumi
Spotted by
Mary Ayumi

Ilha Comprida, São Paulo, Brazil

Spotted on Sep 7, 2012
Submitted on Oct 12, 2012

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