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House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) eating a nut This female house sparrow is eating a nut. Picture taken in Turkey near the city of Bodrum. Passer Domesticus,Passeridae,Turkey (country),birds,house sparrow Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) eating a nut

This female house sparrow is eating a nut. Picture taken in Turkey near the city of Bodrum.

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The house sparrow is a bird of the sparrow family Passeridae, found in most parts of the world. A small bird, it has a typical length of 16 cm and a weight of 24–39.5 g. Females and young birds are coloured pale brown and grey, and males have brighter black, white, and brown markings.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by DragonC
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By Joost Thissen

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Uploaded Jul 27, 2011. Captured Jul 24, 2011 15:35 in Eskiçeşme Mh., Haremtan Sk, 48200 Bodrum/Muğla Province, Turkey.
  • SLT-A55V
  • ISO100
  • 210mm