Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Passeridae (Old World Sparrows, Snowfinches)  
Genus: Passer (1 species, 28 worldwide)


House Sparrow
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) Male Introduced
Purmamarca, Argentina  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

House Sparrow
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) Female Introduced
Punta del Este, Uruguay  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

The House Sparrow was introduced from Europe many decades ago, and has spread all over the Americas. Often seen in cities.


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