House Sparrow

photo by J.M.Garg

Scientific classification

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Passeridae

Subfamily

Passer

Species

domesticus

Appearance

* Small bird with brownish-grey plumage
* Grey crown and uniform grey breast The male has a darker breast and black throat
* Size: about 15 cm

Habitat

Open woodland, open country, cultivated areas and urban areas

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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