Territorial dispute is not a monopoly of Homo sapiens.
Two groups of sparrows - Java Sparrows (with black head and white cheeks) and Eurasian Tree Sparrows - contest a choice nesting hole in the trunk of a dead palm tree.
Shooting Info - filmed in habitat at Maambal Orchard, Pozorrubio, Pangasinan, Philippines on February 26, 2023, Nikon Coolpix P1000, fluid head + tripod, built-in microphone, manual exposure in available light, recorded and processed at 4K/29.97p.
Java Sparrow (Padda oryzivora)
Habitat - Uncommon in parks, residential areas and scrub, sometimes in neighboring ricefields.
Size - 5.50 inches total length
Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus)
Habitat - Common in virtually every inhabited island of the Philippines.
Size - 5.25 inches total length
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