Male: (Shown) Medium bird with large black spot on throat extending down to the chest. Brown back and single white wing bars. Gray belly and crown
Female: All-light-brown bird, slightly smaller than male, and lacks the black throat patch and single wing bars.
Juvenile: Similar to female.
Nest: Male and female build domed cup nest within a cavity. Two to three broods per year.
Eggs: 4-6; white with brown markings
Incubation: 10-12 days; female incubates
Fledging: 14-17 days; male and female feed young
Migration: The House Sparrow can be found in St. Charles County year round.
Food: Seeds, insects, fruit, and will come to seed feeders.