Maybe its a sign of old age, but I can remember when these where everywhere
has a kid, now I get excited when I see one.
Although the house sparrow is brown and often thought of as a plain bird I think they are stunning, especially the grey crown on their heads.
You will see in the second photo the wonderful feather details, no choice really as it wouldn't turn around.
I also have a few more pics HERE
All photos taken in my garden this afternoon