House Sparrow

Passer domesticus Order: Passeriformes Family: Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)
Passer domesticus Order: Passeriformes Family: Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

This little backyard bird can be beloved in urban areas, but has caused serious ecological problems since its introduction to America. European settlers, homesick for the familiar cheep cheep calls, often sent for or brought House Sparrows along on their voyage across the sea; both the human and the avian invaders thrived here by displacing the natives.

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