Sindh Jungle Sparrow

The Sindh Sparrow Local name Sindhi Jirkey, Urdu Chiriyan its a common bird found in a local aria of Sukkur district its a smiler like house sparrow also found in South Asia biology name is (Passer pyrrhonotus) is a passerine bird of the sparrow family Passeridae, found around the Indus valley region in South Asia. It is also known as the jungle, Sind jungle, or rufous-backed sparrow. Very similar to the related house sparrow, it is smaller and has distinguishing plumage features. As in the house sparrow, the male has brighter plumage than female and young birds, including black markings and a grey crown. Distinctively, the male has a chestnut stripe running down its head behind the eye, and the female has a darker head than other sparrow species do. Its main vocalisations are soft chirping calls that are extended into longer songs with other sounds interspersed by breeding males. Historically, this species was thought to be very closely related to the house sparrow, but its closest evolutionary affinities may lie elsewhere. Discovered around 1840, this species went undetected for several decades after its discovery.

Sindh Jungle Sparrow
Sindh Jungle Sparrow

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