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House Sparrow
Passer domesticus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
  Passer

Scientific:
  Passer domesticus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.183

Protonym:
  Fringilla domestica

Avibase ID:
  240E33900CE34D44

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179628

Geographic range:

  • Passer domesticus domesticus: Europe to Mongolia, Amurland and n Manchuria
  • Passer domesticus balearoibericus: Mediterranean Spain, Balearic Is., France, Balkans to Asia Minor
  • Passer domesticus tingitanus: NW Africa (Morocco to Tunisia, Algeria and ne Libya)
  • Passer domesticus biblicus: Cyprus and Levant to Turkey, n Saudi Arabia, Iraq and w Iran
  • Passer domesticus niloticus: NE Africa (Suez Canal region to n Sudan)
  • Passer domesticus persicus: Central Iran to sw Afghanistan and extreme w Pakistan
  • Passer domesticus indicus: S Israel to n Saudi Arabia, s Iran, India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar
  • Passer domesticus parkini: Himalayas (Pakistan to sw Tibet, Nepal and Sikkim)
  • Passer domesticus rufidorsalis: Nile Valley of the Sudan
  • Passer domesticus hufufae: NE Arabia (south to n Oman)
  • Passer domesticus bactrianus: Transcaspia to Kazakhstan, Afghanistan and nw Pakistan
  • Passer domesticus hyrcanus: N Iran (south to Elburz Mountains) and adjacent Turkmenistan
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  House Sparrow
Czech:
  vrabec domácí
German:
  Haussperling
Danish:
  Gråspurv
Spanish:
  Gorrión Común
Finnish:
  varpunen
French:
  Moineau domestique
Icelandic:
  Gráspör
Italian:
  Passera Europea
Japanese:
  iesuzume
Japanese:
  イエスズメ
Dutch:
  Huismus
Norwegian:
  Gråspurv
Polish:
  wróbel
Portuguese:
  Pardal-comum
Portuguese (Brazil):
  pardal
Russian:
  Домовый воробей
Slovak:
  vrabec domový
Swedish:
  gråsparv
Chinese:
  家麻雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
British Ornithologists' Union Checklist (7th edition, incl. Jan 2009 suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Moineau domestique ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 2]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Passer [domesticus or italiae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Huismossie
Arabic: البلدي دوري, الدوري البلدي, العصفور الدوري
Asturian: Gurrión
Azerbaijani: Dan sərçəsi
Belarusian: Дамавы верабей
Bulgarian: Домашно врабче, Домашно врабче + Италианско врабче
Bengali: পাতি চড়ুই
Breton: Ar golvan
Catalan: Gorrió teulader, Pardal comú, Pela-roques
Catalan (Balears): Gorrió teulader
Valencian: Pela-roques
Czech: Vrabec domácí
Chuvash: Çĕрçи, Салакайăк
Welsh: Aderyn, Aderyn y tô, Golfan, Llwyd y tô, Sbrocsyn, Strew
Danish: Gråspurv
German: Haussperling, Haussperling , Italiensperling
Maldivian: Kurulla Dhooni
Greek: Σπιτοσπουργίτης, Σπουργίτης, Στρούθος
Greek (Cypriot): Στρούθος
English: English Sparrow, House Sparrow, Italian Sparrow, Phillip Sparrow
English (Kenya): House Sparrow
Esperanto: dompasero
Spanish: Copetón Europeo, Corbatita, Estornino rosado, Gorrión, Gorrión Casero, Gorrion Comun, Gorrión Común, Gorrión Domestico, Gorrión Doméstico, Gorrión Inglés, Gorrión Italiano, Gorrión moruno, Pinzón inglés
Spanish (Argentine): Gorrión
Spanish (Chile): Gorrión
Spanish (Colombia): Copetón Europeo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Gorrión Común
Spanish (Cuba): Gorrión
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gorrión, Gorrión Cacero, Gorrión Doméstico
Spanish (Spain): Gorrión Común
Spanish (Honduras): Pinzón inglés
Spanish (Mexico): gorrión casero, Gorrión Domestico, Gorrión Doméstico
Spanish (Nicaragua): Gorrión Común
Spanish (Panama): Gorrión Doméstico
Spanish (Peru): Gorrión Casero
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Gorrión Doméstico
Spanish (Paraguay): Corbatita
Spanish (Uruguay): Gorrión
Spanish (Venezuela): Gorrión
Estonian: Koduvarblane
Basque: Etxe-txolarre, Etxe-txolarrea, Pardal comú
Persian: گنجشک خانگی
Finnish: Varpunen
Faroese: gráspurvur
French: Moineau cisalpin, Moineau domestique
Frisian: Mosk
Irish: Gealbhan, Gealbhan Binne
Gaelic: Gealbhag, Gealbhonn
Galician: Pardal, Pardal comú
Guarani: Gorrión, Guyra tupao
Manx: Jallyn
Haitian Creole French: Mwano kay
Hebrew: דרור בית, דרור הבית
Hindi: Adaikalang kuruvi, Ur kuruvi
Croatian: Vrabac, Vrabac pokućar
Hungarian: Házi veréb
Armenian: [Tnayin Chnchghuk ], Տնային Ճնճղուկ
Indonesian: Burung gereja, Burunggereja Rumah
Icelandic: Gráspör
Italian: Passera d'Italia, Passera europea, Passera oltremontana, Passero domestico, Passero eurpeo
Japanese: ie suzume, iesuzume, Ie-suzume
Japanese: イエスズメ
Japanese (Kanji): 家雀
Georgian: სახლის ბეღურა
Khakas: Пораатай
Kazakh: Үй торғайы
Kazakh (Transliteration): üy torğayı
Korean: 집참새
Korean (Transliteration): jip-cham-sae
Cornish: Golvan chy
Kwangali: Enzunge
Latin: Passer domesitcus, Passer domesticua, Passer domesticus, Passer domesticus domesticus
Luxembourgish: Hausspatz
Lithuanian: Italinis žvirblis, Naminis žvirblis, Žvirblis
Latvian: Mājas zvirbulis
Macedonian: Врабец, Домашно (Градско) врапче
Malayalam: അങ്ങാടിക്കുരുവി 
Mongolian: Оронгийн бор шувуу, Оронгийн боршувуу
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠪᠢᠯᠵᠣᠣᠬᠠᠢ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Болжмор, Бялзуухай
Mongolian (Transliteration): boljmor, byalzuukhai, oroŋgiŋ bor shuvuu, oroŋgiŋ bor-shuvuu
Malay: Burung Ciak Pasar, Ciak Rumah
Maltese: Għasfur tal-bejt
Dutch: Huismus, Italiaanse Mus
Norwegian: Gråspurv, Huskall, Husspurv, Spurv
Polish: wróbel, wróbel (wróbel domowy), wróbel (zwyczajny), Wróbel domowy, Wróbel zwyczajny
Pinyin: jiā má-què
Portuguese: pardal, pardal comum, Pardal-comum, Pardal-domestico, pardal-doméstico, Pardal-dos-telhados, Pardal-dos-tenhados
Portuguese (Brazil): pardal, pardal-doméstico
Portuguese (Portugal): Pardal-do-telhado
Romansh: pasler da chasa
Romanian: Vrabie, Vrabie de casă
Russian: Domovoy Vorobey, Воробей домовой, Воробей домовый, Домовой воробей, Домовый воробей
Sardinian: Crucculeu, Furfurinu, Gruccůcciu
Scots: Gealbhonn
Northern Sami: Ránescihci, šilljocihci
Slovak: Vrabec, Vrabec domový
Slovenian: domaci vrabec, domači vrabec
Albanian: Harabeli
Serbian: domaci vrabac, domaći vrabac, Vrabac pokucar, Vrabac pokućar, vrabac pokucarac, Врабац покућар
Siswant: Jolwane
Sotho, Southern: Serobele
Swedish: Gråsparv
Swahili: Shomoro-kaya
Tamil: வீட்டுச் சிட்டுக்குருவி
Thai: นกกระจอกใหญ่
Thai (Transliteration): nók krà-còaak yày
Tswana: Tswere
Turkish: Evcil Serçe, Serçe, Үй торғайы
Tuvinian: Бора хөкпеш
Ukrainian: Горобець, Горобець хатній , Хатній горобець
Chinese: [jia ma-que], 家麻雀
Chinese (Traditional): 家麻雀

 

         

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