Passer (Passer) domesticus (Linnaeus, 1758)

House Sparrow

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The House Sparrow is a chunky bird, typically about 16 centimetres (6.3 in) long, ranging from 14���18 centimetres (5.5���7.1 in). It has a large rounded head, a short tail, and a stout bill. In weight, the House Sparrow generally ranges from 24���39.5 grams (0.85���1.39 oz). Weight varies by sex, with females usually smaller than males. ... source: Wikipedia

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