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Tree Sparrow
  Passer montanus
Tree Sparrow

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

Distribution:
Resident. Common and widespread.

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


Photo: Cheung Ho Fai

 
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