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genus

Passer Brisson, 1760

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Passeridae - old world sparrows and snowfinches

Scientific synonyms

Pyrgita Cuvier, 1816
Pyrgitta Vierthaler, 1852
Salicipasser Bogdanow, 1879

Included taxa

Number of records: 29

species Passer ammodendri Gould, 1872 - Saxaul Sparrow

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species Passer castanopterus Blyth, 1855 - Somali Sparrow
species Passer cinnamomeus (Gould, 1836) - Russet Sparrow
species Passer cordofanicus Heuglin, 1871
species Passer diffusus (A. Smith, 1836) - Cape Sparrow

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species Passer domesticus (Linnaeus, 1758) - House Sparrow

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species Passer eminibey (Hartlaub, 1880) - Chestnut Sparrow
species Passer euchlorus (Bonaparte, 1850) - Arabian Golden-sparrow
species Passer flaveolus Blyth, 1845 - Plain-backed Sparrow
species Passer gongonensis (Oustalet, 1890) - Parrot-billed Sparrow
species Passer griseus (Vieillot, 1817) - Grey-headed Sparrow

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species Passer hemileucus Ogilvie-Grant & H. O. Forbes, 1899
species Passer hiri Kessler, 2013
species Passer hispaniolensis (Temminck, 1820) - Spanish Sparrow

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species Passer iagoensis (Gould, 1838) - Iago Sparrow

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species Passer insularis P. L. Sclater & Hartlaub, 1881 - Socotra Sparrow
species Passer luteus (M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823) - Sudan Golden Sparrow

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species Passer melanurus (Müller, 1776) - Cape Sparrow

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species Passer minusculus Kessler, 2013
species Passer moabiticus Tristram, 1864 - Dead Sea Sparrow
species Passer montanus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Tree Sparrow

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species Passer motitensis (A. Smith, 1836) - Southern Rufous-sparrow
species Passer pannonicus Kessler, 2013
species Passer pyrrhonotus Blyth, 1845 - Sind Sparrow
species Passer rufocinctus Finsch & Reichenow, 1884 - Kenya Rufous-sparrow
species Passer shelleyi Sharpe, 1891
species Passer simplex (M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823) - Desert Sparrow
species Passer suahelicus Reichenow, 1904 - Swahili Sparrow
species Passer swainsonii (Rüppell, 1840) - Swainson's Sparrow

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [1c675681-1c65-45de-abef-fdaa7c03fa9b]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Passer Brisson, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Passer Brisson, 1760]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017

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Explanations

extinct taxon