Rock Petronia

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Colouring Grey lower, brown streaked back
Voice Distinctive twangy and nasal
Feeds on Seeds and invertebrates
Flight Low and quick
Nesting Ground
Social Small Flocks
Rock Petronia
Rock Petronia
Also Known As ..
Rock Sparrow
Page Last Updated 5/1/2018 3:25:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Secure
Order Passeriformes
Family Passeridae
Species Petronia petronia
Category Sparrows
StdName Rock Sparrow
Vital Statistics
Length 15 to 17 cms
Weight 20 to 28 gms
Wingspan 21 to 23 cms
Lifespan 2 to 5 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Wide
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUREurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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