Return to Listings?

Sparrow, House

Roberts No: 801

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.

Family Name:
Passer domesticus
Common Name:
Sparrow, House
14 cm
Introduced Resident
omnivorous but mostly seeds.