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House Sparrow

Passer domesticus


The House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) is a bird of the sparrow family Passeridae, found in most parts of the world. A small bird, it has a typical length of 16 cm (6.3 in) and a weight of 24–39.5 g (0.85–1.39 oz). Females and young birds are coloured pale brown and grey, and males have brighter black, white, and brown markings. One of about 25 species in the genus Passer, the House Sparrow is native to most of Europe, the Mediterranean region, and much of Asia. Its intentional or accidental introductions to many regions, including parts of Australia, Africa, and the Americas, make it the most widely distributed wild bird.


Everywhere on Rügen, Germany. Taken at the beach of Göhren.


Yes, i already got several Sparrow-pics in my account, but i just love these birds and all pictures are from different locations. And this picture i just had to share. ;)

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Göhren (Rügen), Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany

Lat: 54.35, Long: 13.74

Spotted on May 11, 2013
Submitted on May 22, 2013

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