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|color={{Taxobox_colour|[[Animalia]]}}
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| genus = Passer
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| species = domesticus
 
| name = House Sparrow
 
| name = House Sparrow
| image = 640px-Male House Sparrow.jpg
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| image = House Sparrow from the Crossley ID Guide Britain and Ireland.png
 
| image_width = 250px
 
| image_width = 250px
 
| image_caption =
 
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| status_system = IUCN3.1
 
| status_system = IUCN3.1
 
| status_ref = <ref name="iucn">{{IUCN|author=BirdLife International|ID=106008367|title=''Passer domesticus''|year=2012|IUCN_Year=2009.2}}</ref>
 
| status_ref = <ref name="iucn">{{IUCN|author=BirdLife International|ID=106008367|title=''Passer domesticus''|year=2012|IUCN_Year=2009.2}}</ref>
| image =
 
| image_caption =
 
| regnum = [[Animal]]ia
 
| phylum = [[Chordate|Chordata]]
 
| classis = [[bird|Aves]]
 
| ordo = [[Passeriformes]]
 
| subordo = [[Passeri]]
 
| familia = [[sparrow|Passeridae]]
 
| genus = ''[[Passer]]''
 
| species = '''''P. domesticus'''''
 
 
| binomial = ''Passer domesticus''
 
| binomial = ''Passer domesticus''
 
| binomial_authority = ([[Linnaeus]], 1758)
 
| binomial_authority = ([[Linnaeus]], 1758)
| range_map=
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| range_map= House Sparrow Range.png
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| range_map_caption = Green=Year-Round, Yellow=Summer, Blue=Winter.
 
| synonyms =}}
 
| synonyms =}}
   
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==Description==
 
==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. {{Ontario}}
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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.{{Ontario}}
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===Similar species===
 
===Similar species===
   
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===Calls===
 
===Calls===
House Sparrows emit a simple song consisting of ''cheep-cheep-cheep'' while calls consist of a short ''chill-up''.{{Ontario}}
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House Sparrows emit a simple song consisting of ''cheep-cheep-cheep'' while calls consist of a short ''chill-up''.<ref name="Ontario" />
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===Reproduction===
 
===Reproduction===
   

Latest revision as of 19:22, February 20, 2016

House Sparrow
House Sparrow from the Crossley ID Guide Britain and Ireland
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Family: Passeridae
Genus: Passer
Species: P. domesticus
Binomial name
Passer domesticus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
File:House Sparrow Range.png
Green=Year-Round, Yellow=Summer, Blue=Winter.

Other namesEdit

DescriptionEdit

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 speciesEdit

BehaviourEdit

DietEdit

CallsEdit

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

ReproductionEdit

Distribution/habitatEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

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