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

House Sparrow
House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) Female Introduced
Punta del Este, Uruguay
  Often seen in cities.

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