Passer (Passer) montanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

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The Eurasian Tree Sparrow is 12.5���14 cm (5���5�� in) long, with a wingspan of about 21 cm (8.25 in) and a weight of 24 g (0.86 oz), making it roughly 10% smaller than the House Sparrow. The adult's crown and nape are rich chestnut , and there is a kidney-shaped black ear patch on each pure white cheek; the chin, throat, and the area between the bill and throat are black. ... source: Wikipedia

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