Rock Sparrow/Petronia Petronia petronia

Rock Sparrow
Petronia
Rock Sparrow
The Rock Sparrow, also called Petronia, is not a true sparrow (Passer species) but is sparrow-like in appearance.
They are native to rocky areas in western North Africa/Canary Islands, across southern Europe and Central Asia.
Rock Sparrow
Petronia
Rock Sparrow
The breeding male has a bright, primrose yellow throat patch.