House Sparrow


Scientific Name: Passer domesticus
Common Names: House Sparrow, Huismossie, Harabeli, Haussperling
Other Names: Chiri, Kuruvi, Ghara Chatia, Goraiya, Charai Pakhi, Pichhuka, Chaer, Chirya, Chakli, Chimani & Gubbachachi

Identifying Features: conical beak, black breast, chestnut wings, brown head, small size, black beak

Fun Facts:

  • For the sole purpose of conservation of species, House Sparrow is declared as the State Bird of Delhi and State Bird of Bihar.
  • They also have an ability to swim very fast which helps them to escape from their predators.


This image was clicked by Nitoo Das.

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