What is a passerine?
Many birds are passerines.
A passerine is a perching bird; a bird that perches on branches, wire, and all sorts of things.
A perching bird has four toes. Three toes point forward and one toe points backward.
A passerine is also a songbird – a bird that sings.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM