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Tree Sparrow
  Passer montanus
Tree Sparrow

About 15 cm long. Upperparts of the plumage are brownish. Cheek and throat with black spots which are indistinct or missing in juveniles.

Resident. Common and widespread.

Usually nests under eaves, in holes in walls or trees. Feeds on seeds and insects.

Photo: Cheung Ho Fai

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