HOUSE SPARROW

(Passer domesticus)

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Roberts VI / VII 801 / 901
Clements 2000 191.0020
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-23
A small bird (14-15 cm), originally from Europe and Asia, now introduced into the whole of southern Africa. It is a very common resident. It inhabits human settlements, and is usually found in small groups. It eats seeds and insects

List of Stamps showing House Sparrow

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Ascension 0682 0694 1996 5p
Bahrain 0413 0438 1991 150f
Belgium 3085 2585 1991 13f
Denmark 1033 1086 1994 3k75
Faroe Islands 0356 0352 1999 4k50
Iraq 2085 2000 50d
Jersey 1311   2007 34p
Liberia   2000 $30
Maldive Islands 4089   2007 Rf10
San Marino 0938 1003 1972 1li
Syria 1807 1825 1991 600p
Turkey 3582   2004 700 000l
Uganda 2007 1998 400s
Yugoslavia 2020 1925 1982 3d50
Yugoslavia 2021 1926 1982 5d60