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House Sparrow (female)

Passer domesticus


I'm sorry the picture is so dark. It was a brown bird with many dark markings on its back.


I took a picture of this bird near the beach.

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House Sparrow (female)
Passer domesticus

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Faith Snyder
Faith Snyder 5 years ago

Thank you!!

AndrewOrgill 5 years ago

If you have a field guide, looking at the House Sparrows, it should be easy to see the differences between male and female. A male has a large black bib whereas the female doesn't. The male also has brighter rufous/gray coloration especially on the head.

Faith Snyder
Faith Snyder 5 years ago

Thanks!! How can you tell it's a female?

Jellis 5 years ago

I agree, with female

Faith Snyder
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Faith Snyder

Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Mar 27, 2016
Submitted on Mar 28, 2016

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