House Sparrow
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Taken at Dunbar on 21st May 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Taken at Troon on 5th February 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at Dunbar harbour on 6th August 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Female
Taken at Belhaven Bay on 21st May 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile
Taken at Belhaven Bay on 2nd June 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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House Sparrow.
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Local names:
Passer domesticus.
Passeriformes.
Passeridae.
spuggie, spadger

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Under eaves, Ivy, Creepers.
Dry grass or straw with a nesting chamber lined
with feathers, hairs, string and even paper.
Seeds and small insects.
Male plumage is rather smart with grey crown,
white cheeks and black bib. Females plain buffy
underparts, pale band behind eye and buffy
wing-bars help distinguish it from finches and buntings
14.5cm
May. Clutches 3
3-5. Cream, White, Grey or Greenish, with
irregular brown speckles. View

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