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House or Italian Sparrow (Passer [domesticus or italiae]) (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae

Scientific:
  Passer domesticus
Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Protonym:
  Fringilla domestica

Avibase ID:
  6D3BD126D55F8B69

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 Kazakstan, Afghanistan and nw Pakistan
  • Passer domesticus hyrcanus: N Iran (south to Elburz Mountains) and adjacent Turkmenistan
  • Passer italiae: Italian Peninsula, Corsica, Sicily, and Crete
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  House or Italian Sparrow
Czech:
  vrabec domácí
German:
  Haussperling
Danish:
  Gråspurv
Spanish:
  Gorrión Doméstico
Finnish:
  varpunen
French:
  Moineau domestique ou M. cisalpin
Icelandic:
  Gráspör
Italian:
  Passera europea
Japanese:
  iesuzume
Japanese:
  イエスズメ
Dutch:
  Huismus
Norwegian:
  Gråspurv
Polish:
  wróbel
Portuguese:
  Pardal
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Pardal
Russian:
  Домовый воробей
Slovak:
  vrabec domový
Swedish:
  Gråsparv
Chinese:
  家麻雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   English Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   House or Italian Sparrow ( Passer [domesticus or italiae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   House or Italian Sparrow ( Passer [domesticus or italiae])
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   House or Italian Sparrow ( Passer [domesticus or italiae])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Moineau domestique ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 1st edition:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 3rd edition:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 4th edition:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 6th edition:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
eBird version 1.50:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
eBird version 1.52:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
eBird version 1.53:
   House/Italian Sparrow ( Passer domesticus/italiae)
eBird version 1.54:
   House/Italian Sparrow ( Passer domesticus/italiae)
eBird version 1.55:
   House/Italian Sparrow ( Passer domesticus/italiae)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Oriental Bird Club:
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
James Lee Peters:
    Passer domesticus
James Lee Peters (original):
    Passer domesticus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Passer domesticus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   House Sparrow ( Passer domesticus)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: this taxon has now been split

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Huismossie
Arabic: البلدي دوري, الدوري البلدي, العصفور الدوري
Azerbaijani: Dan sərçəsi
Belarusian: Дамавы верабей
Bulgarian: Домашно врабче, Домашно врабче + Италианско врабче
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
Maldivian: Kurulla Dhooni
Greek: Σπιτοσπουργίτης, Σπουργίτης
English: English Sparrow, House or Italian Sparrow, House Sparrow, House/Italian Sparrow
Esperanto: dompasero
Spanish: Copetón Europeo, Corbatita, Gorrión, Gorrión Cacero, gorrión casero, Gorrión Común, Gorrión Domestico, Gorrión Doméstico, 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 (Honduras): Pinzón inglés
Spanish (Mexico): gorrión casero, Gorrión Domestico, Gorrión Doméstico
Spanish (Nicaragua): Gorrión Común
Spanish (Paraguay): Corbatita, Gorrión
Spanish (Uruguay): Gorrión
Spanish (Venezuela): Gorrión
Estonian: Koduvarblane
Basque: Etxe-txolarre, Etxe-txolarrea, Pardal comú
Finnish: Varpunen
Faroese: Gráspurvur
French: Moineau domestique, Moineau domestique ou M. cisalpin
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 איטלקי, דרור בית, דרור בי-ת, 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
Japanese: iesuzume, Ie-suzume
Japanese: イエスズメ
Georgian: სახლის ბეღურა
Khakas: Пораатай
Kazakh: Үй торғайы
Korean: 집참새
Cornish: Golvan chy
Kwangali: Enzunge
Latin: Passer [domesticus or italiae], Passer domesticus, Passer domesticus/italiae
Lithuanian: Italinis žvirblis, Naminis žvirblis, Žvirblis
Latvian: Mājas zvirbulis
Macedonian: Врабец, Домашно (Градско) врапче
Malayalam: അങ്ങാടിക്കുരുവി 
Mongolian: Оронгийн бор шувуу
Malay: Ciak Rumah
Maltese: Għasfur tal-bejt
Dutch: Huismus
Norwegian: Gråspurv, Huskall, Husspurv, Spurv
Polish: wróbel, wróbel (wróbel domowy), wróbel (zwyczajny), Wróbel domowy, Wróbel zwyczajny
Portuguese: Pardal, pardal comum, Pardal-comum, Pardal-domestico, pardal-doméstico
Portuguese (Brazil): Pardal, pardal-doméstico
Romansh: Pasler da chasa, Pasler d'Italia
Romanian: Vrabie
Russian: 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
Tswana: Tswere
Turkish: Evcil Serçe, Serçe
Tuvinian: Бора хөкпеш
Ukrainian: Горобець, Горобець хатній , Хатній горобець
Chinese: [jia ma-que], 家麻雀

 

         

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