- Spheniscus humboldti
The House Sparrow is the most widely distributed wild bird on our planet. It is originally native to Europe and much of Asia and has also followed humans all over the world. It has been intentionally or accidentally introduced to most of the Americas, sub-Saharan Africa, New Zealand and Australia as well as urban areas in other parts of the world.
Unfortunately, In large parts of Europe populations of House Sparrows are in decline. In the Netherlands the House Sparrow is even considered an endangered species.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 14 November 2008|
|Scientific Name||Passer domesticus|
(as of 26 January 2017)
5.5 to 6 inches
|Range||West Europe East Europe North Europe South Europe West Asia Central Asia East Asia Southeast Asia South Asia North Africa West Africa Central Africa East Africa South Africa North America Central America Caribbean South America United States (West) United States (East) Australia and New Zealand Oceania|