Passer montanus

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Related to Passer montanus: Eurasian Tree Sparrow
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Noun1.Passer montanus - Eurasian sparrow smaller than the house sparrowPasser montanus - Eurasian sparrow smaller than the house sparrow
sparrow, true sparrow - any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
genus Passer, Passer - type genus of the Passeridae
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We used the data for the 15 most commonly detected bird species, with at least 247,000 observed specimens each during 2006-2016, for further analyses: Eurasian blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus), common chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs), Eurasian magpie (Pica pica), European greenfinch (Chloris chloris), black redstart (Phoenicurus ochruros), great tit (Parus major), common blackbird, house sparrow (Passer domesticus), Eurasian tree sparrow (Passer montanus), common swift (Apus apus), common house martin (Delichon urbicum), carrion crow (Corvus corone), common wood pigeon (Columba palumbus), European robin (Erithacus rubecula), and common starling (Sturnus vulgaris).
The Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus has a small home range (about 7600 m2), while the Black-necked Crane Grus nigricollis has a large one (about 200 km2) (He and Wu, 2000; Pan and Zheng, 2003).