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Eurasian Tree Sparrow

(Passer montanus)
German name(s): "Feldsperling"
Size: 12.5-14 cm; wing span: 20-22 cm
Weight: 17-29 g

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Eurasian Tree Sparrow at Wikipedia .

NB: The name of the family of sparrows, "Passer", is used in the definition of passerine vs. non-passerine birds.

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "montanus"

ADULT

Frontal view of an Eurasian Tree Sparrow; note the characteristic brown cap and white cheek with the black patch (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, February 2016]

Near-lateral view of an Eurasian Tree Sparrow (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, February 2016]

Near-lateral view of an Eurasian Tree Sparrow (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2016]

Lateral view of two Eurasian Tree Sparrows (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2016]

Dorsal view of an Eurasian Tree Sparrow looking back at the observer (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2017]

Direct comparison of an Eurasian Tree Sparrow with a Great Tit (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2016]

Eurasian Tree Sparrows taking seeds and lard from a bird feeder (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, December 2015]

Eurasian Tree Sparrows taking seeds and lard from a bird feeder (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, December 2015]

Eurasian Tree Sparrows taking seeds and lard from a bird feeder (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2016]

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

trespar_dw_20170226.mp3 montanus
(Ctl Poland)
Group chatter © DW

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