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World Sparrow Day
Richard Prior

World Sparrow Day (Passer italiae)

We first noticed this Italian Sparrow in the garden 3 years ago, quickly realising that there were a couple of hybrid ItalianxHouse Sparrows around too, so it must have been here breeding the year before too!Somehow it got over the Alps and into France and is quite the local celebrity, birders visit us to add it to their French, or Haute Savoie life lists!
Garden at 1050m asl
Orange, haute-savoie, France
Date taken
19 March 2014
Scientific name
Passer italiae
Equipment used
Canon 40D
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Opus Editor
What a great picture to start your Gallery off with Richard. A most unusual bird too.
A beautiful shot of this delightful little Italian Sparrow !!! Thanks for sharing.

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