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Southern Rufous, Socotra, Kenya, Kordofan, Shelley's Rufous or Abd al Kuri Sparrow
Passer [motitensis, rufocinctus, cordofanicus, shelleyi, insularis or hemileucus] (= Passer motitensis) (Smith, A, 1836)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
  Passer

Scientific:
  Passer motitensis

Citation:
  (Smith, A, 1836)

Reference:
  Rep.Exped.Centr.Afr. p.50

Protonym:
  Pyrgita Motitensis

Avibase ID:
  2297D02DFFC3D826

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2297D02D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561886

Geographic range:

  • Passer cordofanicus: E Chad to w-central Sudan
  • Passer rufocinctus: Kenya and Tanzania
  • Passer shelleyi: southeastern South Sudan, southern and eastern Ethiopia, northwestern Somalia, northern Uganda, and extreme western Kenya
  • Passer insularis: Socotra Islands (Socotra, Samha, and Darsa)
  • Passer hemileucus: Socotra Islands (Abd Al Kuri)
  • Passer motitensis motitensis: Botswana and north central South Africa (northern Northern Cape and North West)
  • Passer motitensis benguellensis: S Angola to Namibia
  • Passer motitensis subsolanus: southern Zimbabwe, northwestern Swaziland, and northeastern South Africa (south to northern Free State)
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Southern Rufous, Socotra, Kenya, Kordofan, Shelley's Rufous or Abd al Kuri Sparrow
Czech:
  vrabec světlelící
German:
  Sokotrasperling
Danish:
  Socotraspurv
Spanish:
  Gorrión de Socotra
Finnish:
  afrikanvarpunen
French:
  Grand Moineau, M. roux ou M. de Socotra
Italian:
  Passero di Socotra
Japanese:
  sokotorasuzume
Japanese:
  ソコトラスズメ
Dutch:
  Socotra-mus
Norwegian:
  Akasiespurv
Polish:
  wróbel rdzawy
Portuguese:
  Pardal-grande
Russian:
  Большой воробей
Slovak:
  vrabec hrdzavý
Swedish:
  Akaciasparv
Chinese:
  棕麻雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Southern Rufous, Socotra, Kenya, Kordofan, Shelley's Rufous or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [motitensis, rufocinctus, cordofanicus, shelleyi, insularis or hemileucus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Southern Rufous, Socotra, Kenya, Kordofan, Shelley's Rufous or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [motitensis or insularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Southern Rufous, Socotra, Kenya, Kordofan, Shelley's Rufous or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [motitensis or insularis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Southern Rufous, Socotra, Kenya, Kordofan, Shelley's Rufous or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [motitensis, rufocinctus, cordofanicus, shelleyi, insularis or hemileucus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Southern Rufous, Socotra, Kenya, Kordofan, Shelley's Rufous or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [motitensis, rufocinctus, cordofanicus, shelleyi, insularis or hemileucus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Southern Rufous, Socotra, Kenya, Kordofan, Shelley's Rufous or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [motitensis, rufocinctus, cordofanicus, shelleyi, insularis or hemileucus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Southern Rufous, Socotra, Kenya, Kordofan, Shelley's Rufous or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [motitensis, rufocinctus, cordofanicus, shelleyi, insularis or hemileucus])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Southern Rufous-sparrow ( Passer motitensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Southern Rufous-sparrow ( Passer motitensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Southern Rufous-sparrow ( Passer motitensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Rufous Sparrow ( Passer motitensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Rufous Sparrow ( Passer motitensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Rufous Sparrow ( Passer motitensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Rufous Sparrow ( Passer motitensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Rufous Sparrow ( Passer motitensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Rufous Sparrow ( Passer motitensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Rufous Sparrow ( Passer motitensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Rufous Sparrow ( Passer motitensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Rufous Sparrow ( Passer motitensis) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Passer [iagoensis, motitensis, rufocinctus, cordofanicus, shelleyi, insularis or hemileucus]

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Grootmossie
Czech: Vrabec rezavý, Vrabec sokoterský, vrabec světlelící
Danish: Rustspurv, Socotraspurv
German: Rostsperling, Rotbrauner Sperling, Sokotrasperling
English: Great Rufous Sparrow, Great Sparrow, Kenya Rufous Sparrow, Namibia Sparrow, Rufous Sparrow, Southern Rufous Sparrow, Southern Rufous, Socotra, Kenya, Kordofan, Shelley's Rufous or Abd al Kuri Sparrow, Southern Rufous-backed Sparrow, Southern Rufous-Sparrow
Spanish: Gorrión de Socotra, Gorrión Grande
Estonian: savannivarblane (lõuna-savannivarblane), socotra varblane
Finnish: afrikanvarpunen, Sokotranvarpunen
French: Grand Moineau, Grand Moineau ou M d'Abd'Al-Kuri, Grand Moineau, M. roux ou M. de Socotra, Moineau roux
Italian: Passera rossiccia meridionale, Passero di Socotra, Passero maggiore
Japanese: oosuzume, sokotorasuzume
Japanese: オオスズメ, オオスヅメ, ソコトラスズメ
Kwangali: Enzunge
Latin: Passer [motitensis or hemileucus], Passer [motitensis or insularis], Passer [motitensis, hemileucus, rufocinctus or insularis], Passer [motitensis, rufocinctus, cordofanicus, shelleyi, insularis or hemileucus], Passer iago rufocinctus, Passer motitensis, Passer motitensis motitensis, Pyrgita Motitensis
Lithuanian: Didysis žvirblis
Dutch: Roestmus, Socotra-mus
Norwegian: Akasiespurv
Sotho, Northern: Lemphorokgohlo la Kapa
Polish: wróbel rdzawy
Portuguese: Pardal-grande
Russian: Большой воробей
Slovak: vrabec hrdzavý
Swedish: Akaciasparv
Swahili: Shomoro Mkubwa
Tswana: Tswere
Chinese: 棕麻雀
Chinese (Traditional): 紅麻雀

 

         

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