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Giant Sparrow
Giant Sparrow
Illustration of a male by Vara
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Family: Passeridae
Genus: Passer
Species: P. monstrum
Binomial name
Passer monstrum
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File:Giant Sparrow distribution.png
Range of P. monstrum

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Other names

Also known as the Overgrown Sparrow.

Desciption

Males are recognizable by their chest patterns which consist of a black coloured "cross" or "anchor" design. Giant Sparrows are larger and plumper than other sparrows. Their bills are noted to being sharper and more curved as well.

Their plumage is of a dominant grey colour with a dull brown colour on its wings. Their crowns are of a chestnut brown colour. Giant Sparrows have black bills and legs.

Similar species

Closely related to the House Sparrow. However, it is significantly bigger and more aggressive than its close relative. Originally thought to be a considerably larger variant of the House Sparrow, the Giant Sparrow was later named as its own species.

Behaviour

Diet

Occasionally eats small vertebrates.

Calls

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

Found throughout Shire; however, they are more commonly seen in woodlands and forests.

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