Spanish Sparrow

Scientific Name: Passer hispaniolensis
Common Name: Spanish Sparrow

Identifying Features: Small size, marked plumage, white eyebrow, white patch below eyes, chestnut brown head and neck, relatively bigger than house sparrow

Fun Facts:

  • They are very much involved in social activities like social singing in which birds call together from trees, bushes etc.
  • They use to take dust bathe in groups in order to remove parasites and clean their feathers.


This image was clicked by Steve Riall – via Flickr.

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