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Recent observations

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What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

finatic

Date

July 27, 2006 05:43 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 20, 2014 12:15 PM NZDT

Description

This house sparrow was pecking at this dead pigeon carcass for a while. I've noticed sparrows feeding on roadkill before too. They're opportunist scavengers.

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Photos / Sounds

What

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) Passer domesticus

Observer

nicholasmaynenz

Date

October 20, 2014 10:09 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

February 28, 2012 04:37 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

February 4, 2012 05:01 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

October 17, 2014 05:03 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

dpom

Date

October 17, 2014 04:50 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

keimwj

Date

October 15, 2010 06:01 PM EDT

Description

15 Oct 2010.
Langhorne, Bucks Co, PA.
Adult male in nonbreeding plumage.
Found at bird feeder.
Note yellowish bill, silvery cheek, and black breast concealed by pale feather tips. Photo by Sue Keim.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

March 19, 2012 02:24 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

maractwin

Date

October 15, 2014 08:34 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

bbunny

Date

October 14, 2014 12:07 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

House Sparrow Passer domesticus

Observer

cps

Date

October 4, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

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,...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.