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African stonechat or common stonechat

Saxicola torquatus

Notes:

Bigger than a H. Sparrow, spotted in grassland.

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Yes Malcolm, it looked bigger to me, could be because of the longer tail.

Your Notes states "Bigger than a H. Sparrow"
Stonechat is 12.5mm long on average and weighs 13-17 grams.
House Sparrow is 15mm long on average and weighs 24-32 grams.
I am curious to know what type of H. Sparrow you know which is smaller than a Stonechat, other than a chick!

Madhya Pradesh, India

Spotted on Nov 22, 2015
Submitted on Nov 23, 2015

Spotted for Mission

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