Passerine

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

Sparrow

a Sparrow is a passerine

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