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A House Sparrow on a snowy day
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Image details:  
Image Description: A House Sparrow on a snowy day
Image notes: Oat fields were the life savers to Sparrows in the past, now seeds from hay and silage, fed to sheep outdoors,fill part of that gap.
Species in Image: House Sparrow
Date: 1969,9th.Feb.
Area: Yell
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc01789

General details:  
Common Name House Sparrow
Latin Name Passer domesticus
Latin Group Name Passeriformes
Latin Family Name Passeridae
Common Family Name Sparrows
Description Common breeding resident. The species is sedentary, rarely moving more than a few kilometres from their place of birth. One of the longest recorded movements in Britain being from Fair Isle and Foula in 1969.
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