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Staking a Claim | Passer domesticus Staking a claim on a lost love, her cries<br />
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Staking a Claim | Passer domesticus

Staking a claim on a lost love, her cries
punch a hole through the day.

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  1. Whohoho, no it looks like it holds the other ones leg in its little claws. Now what is the chance of that. Major achievement there, Rick, i.m.o. Posted 7 years ago
  2. Thanks Ludo. Almost too fast to see. Posted 7 years ago
    1. Yes, I do believe that. They don't tend to wait till you pressed the button:) A welcome bonus that must have been, coming out this sharp. Posted 7 years ago
  3. Beautiful action shot, Rick! Posted 7 years ago

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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. One of about 25 species in the genus ''Passer'', the house sparrow is native to most of Europe, the Mediterranean region, and much of Asia. Its intentional or accidental introductions to many regions, including.. more

Similar species: Passerines
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