House Sparrow Passer domesticus (Linnaeus, 1758)Non-native  -  Invasive    Synonyms: English Sparrow, HOSP.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Passeriformes   >   Family Passeridae   >   Genus Passer   

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A male House Sparrow in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/7/2009). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A House Sparrow in Harford Co., Maryland (5/4/2018). Photo by Austin Jennings. (MBP list)

A House Sparrow in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/15/2020). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A male House Sparrow in Frederick Co., Maryland (12/8/2021). No rights reserved. Photo by Andy Wilson via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

House Sparrow in Baltimore Co., Maryland (9/30/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A House Sparrow in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/21/2018). Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

House Sparrows in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/25/2013). Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

House Sparrow in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/18/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A pair of House Sparrows in Carroll Co., Maryland (1/5/2009). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A male House Sparrow in Howard Co., Maryland (2/15/2020). Photo by Dean Mahlstedt. (MBP list)

House Sparrow in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/15/2022). (c) wendyjalexander, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND). Photo by Wendy Alexander. (MBP list)

House Sparrows mating in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/3/2022). No rights reserved. Photo by Andy Wilson via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A pair of House Sparrows with nesting material in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/15/2022). (c) wendyjalexander, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND). Photo by Wendy Alexander. (MBP list)

A juvenile House Sparrow in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/17/2022). (c) Ron Wertz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA). Photo by Ron Wertz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A juvenile House Sparrow in Howard Co., Maryland (8/30/2014). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A male House Sparrow in flight in Baltimore Co., Maryland (3/20/2015). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

House Sparrow in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/27/2022). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

House Sparrow in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/5/2022). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

House Sparrow in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/15/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A House Sparrow in Howard Co., Maryland (12/3/2017). Photo by Justin Lee. (MBP list)

House Sparrow with Magicicada prey in Baltimore Co., Maryland (6/26/2021). (c) laurabankey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by laurabankey via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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