Passer montanus (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Passeridae)

Resident Nester; Territory: Colonial;
Length: 14cm; Wingspan: 20-22cm; Weight: Male 17-29g, Female 17-27g;
2-7 Eggs: April - July (11-14 Days); Young: May - July (15-20 Days);
Moult: July - September

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Nest:
(2 - 5 m)

Existing Tree Cavity

Buildings
Principal Food:
Amaranthaceae

Brassicaceae

Boraginaceae

Polygonaceae

Plantaginaceae

Poaceae

Coleoptera

Diptera

Lepidoptera

Hemiptera
Predators:
Accipiter nisus
Asio otus Strix aluco
Pica pica


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