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Sparrows are a race of animals from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. They are a type of bird, and of all the animals in game, they have the highest number of subspecies, six in total: Common, Red, Blue, Rainbow, Sand and Golden. All sparrow are small in size and drop Chickaloo Tree Nuts when killed.

Common Sparrow

"As the name suggests, these birds are rather common around Hyrule. They mainly live in plains and forests but sometimes venture out to villages. Their diet consists of nuts and small insects. They look pretty cute when they jump around, but they don't have much love for people."
Hyrule Compendium

Common sparrows can be found throughout Hyrule, usually in grasslands or forests, and occasionally in villages. Their plumage is green, with a light orange chest and white underbelly. These birds are omnivorous, consuming a diet of nuts and small insects. They will flee from Link if he approaches them.

Red Sparrow

"These small birds live in the Hebra region and eat mainly nuts and wild plants. Their bright-red feathers are often used as decorations."
— Hyrule Compendium

Deep gray in color, with a white underbelly, red sparrows are named after their red face. They inhabit the Hebra province where they eat a herbivorous diet, consisting mainly of nuts and wild plants. According to the Hyrule Compendium their bright red feathers are used by Hylians as decoration.

Blue Sparrow

"This breed of sparrow is most often seen in the Lanayru region. They get most of their food from leaves and plants that grow near water. If it's safe enough, they can be spotted bathing in puddles or shallow rivers."
— Hyrule Compendium

Blue sparrows are, as their name suggests, mainly blue in color with a light blue underbelly, white chin and yellow cheeks. These birds live in the Lanayru province and are greatly at home by the waterside, bathing in shallow water and eating the leaves of the plants that grow along the bank.

Rainbow Sparrow

"These small birds hail from the Faron region. As the name suggests, their feathers are more colorful than other sparrows', which has made them a favorite among dilettantes. They feed on small rain-forest insects, but the omnivore in them loves nuts as well."
— Hyrule Compendium

The rainbow sparrow is the most colorful of all the sparrows, mainly purple, it also has a red head, green underbelly and pink and cream neck, according to the Hyrule Compendium this has made them a favorite among dilettantes. They inhabit the Faron province, where they live off an omnivorous diet composed of insect and nuts.

Sand Sparrow

"This desert-dwelling breed of sparrow has adapted to withstand the heat in the arid climate of the Gerudo region. Sometimes they can be spotted half-buried in the sand, hiding perfectly still as a means of evading predators."
— Hyrule Compendium

Sand sparrows live in hot and arid climate of the Gerudo province, where they will occasionally burry half their bodies in the sand as a means of avoiding both predators and the heat. They are largely dark gray in color with a white underbelly, red head and orange cheeks.

Golden Sparrow

"This breed of sparrow is native to the Eldin region. Their down is resilient to burning, an evolutionary trait produced by the harsh volcanic environment. They subsist on small insects that hide inside rocks."
— Hyrule Compendium

Golden sparrows are largely gray in color with a white underbelly and golden head, from which they get their name. Their down and plumage is fire resistant, a trait they evolved to help them deal with the harsh volcanic environment of the Eldin province where they make their home. These sparrows are insectivorous, living off of the small insects that hide in rocks.

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