Taxon profile


Tree Sparrow
Passer montanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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

Scientific synonyms

Fringilla montana Linnaeus, 1758

Other names

= Eurasian Sparrow
= Eurasian Tree Sparrow

Least Concern


juvenile animal

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete


Included taxa

Number of records: 10

subspecies Passer montanus dilutus Richmond, 1896
subspecies Passer montanus dybowskii Domaniewski, 1915
subspecies Passer montanus iubilaeus Reichenow, 1907

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subspecies Passer montanus kansuensis Stresemann, 1932
subspecies Passer montanus malaccensis A. J. C. Dubois, 1885

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subspecies Passer montanus montanus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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subspecies Passer montanus obscuratus Jacobi, 1923
subspecies Passer montanus saturatus Stejneger, 1885
subspecies Passer montanus tibetanus E. C. S. Baker, 1925
subspecies Passer montanus transcaucasicus Buturlin, 1906

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Passer montanus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [22718270]

Bird Life [] [as Passer montanus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [97441]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Passer montanus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Australian Faunal Directory [18f07728-1ecd-49f3-b48c-7d34938392fe]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Passer montanus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [60946]

del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Passer montanus Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Passer montanus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Passer montanus (Linnaeus, 1758)]
CZ Hudec K. (2012): Slovník historických českých názvů ptáků [], Česká společnost ornitologická [as Passer montanus]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Passer montanus]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [] [as Passer montanus]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [] [as Passer montanus]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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