Steenbok Nature Reserve
Common NameFamily NameRoberts NoStatusSize
Sparrow, HousePasser domesticus801Introduced resident14cm
Sparrow, House

Male has black bib and eye patch and dingy white cheeks. Female is a drab grey-brown above with dark streaks, paler below with pale eyebrow. Gregarious. Feeds mainly on the ground. Hops. Has dust and water baths. Chirps noisily.
Food: omnivorous but mostly seeds.