Passeridae

Belongs within: Passerida. The Passeridae, Old World sparrows and snowfinches, are a family of small, stocky birds native to the Old World. They have a short, thick, conical bill with a decurved culmen, and short legs. Most are dull in coloration. The house sparrow Passer domesticus, originally native to western Eurasia, has become widely distributed… Continue reading Passeridae