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Revision as of 18:23, November 24, 2014

House Sparrow
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Family: Passeridae
Genus: Passer
Species: P. domesticus
Binomial name
Passer domesticus
(Linnaeus, 1758)

Other names

Description

House Sparrows are small and brown in colour. Male House Sparrows have a black bib adorning their necks. They have light brown markings on their wings and a tan coloured belly. [2]

Similar species

Behaviour

Diet

Calls

House Sparrows emit a simple song consisting of cheep-cheep-cheep while calls consist of a short chill-up.[2]

Reproduction

Distribution/habitat

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Passer domesticus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 
  2. ^ Krista Kagume (2005). Compact Guide to Ontario Birds. Lone Pine Publishing. ISBN 1551054671. 

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