Breeds spring and summer. Builds a bulky domed nest in buildings, tree hollows or shrubs. Pairs mate for life. The female incubates the eggs but both male and female build the nest and care for the young.
The male has a distinctive grey crown, black face and throat which extends to the chest in the breeding season.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
House Sparrows were introduced to Australia from Britain in the 1860s.
Omnivore, feeding on a wide range of food including invertebrates, seeds, flower buds, berries and food scraps.
Parks, cities, towns, farmlands, crop growing areas.