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House Sparrow

(Passer domesticus)

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Male is a small brown bird with gray on top of head, whitish side of head, black throat / chest, black streaks on back, gray belly; female is duller brown above, grayish below, with light brown or buffy eyestripe; 14 cm (5.5 in). (Gorrión Común).


Found around most villages, towns, and cities.

Found in the following Parks:

Found around human settlements

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
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House Sparrow (Passer domesticus), Costa Rica