House Sparrow

Passer domesticus

Finches and Relatives

House Sparrow

Passer domesticus

Finches and Relatives

House Sparrow
House Sparrow

Not a native sparrow, this species was introduced to the U.S. from Europe in 1840 and has very well established itself in urban and rural locations.  Males show a black throat, white cheeks and chestnut nape.  The female and immature are far less vibrant.

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