black chin, throat, breast, and streaks on flank (Spain; 2006-06-10)

Spanish Sparrow
Passer hispaniolensis

Native Range: Eurasia

Notes: similar to House Sparrow but slightly larger and more boldly plumaged; also hybridizes with House Sparrow; relatively little sexual dimorphism.

conical bill; white belly; notched tail (Spain; 2006-06-10)

cluster of grass-and-stick nests (Spain; 2006-06-10)

single nest (Spain; 2006-06-10)

chestnut crown; white cheek patch extending to nape (Spain; 2006-06-10)