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Dead Sea or Afghan Sparrow
Passer [moabiticus or yatii] (= Passer moabiticus) Tristram, 1864
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
  Passer

Scientific:
  Passer moabiticus

Citation:
  Tristram, 1864

Reference:
  PZS Pt1 p.169

Protonym:
  Passer moabiticus

Avibase ID:
  7D19D9ED74569128

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7D19D9ED

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561885

Geographic range:

  • Passer moabiticus: Cyprus, southern Turkey south to Israel and Jordan, and east to Iraq, southwestern Iran; primarily resident, but some winter south to Egypt and to the United Arab Emirates
  • Passer yatii: E Iran and adjacent sw Afghanistan
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Dead Sea or Afghan Sparrow
Czech:
  vrabec moabský
German:
  Moabsperling
Danish:
  Dødehavs-spurv
Spanish:
  Gorrión del Mar Muerto
Finnish:
  tamariskivarpunen
French:
  Moineau de la mer Morte ou M. afghan
Icelandic:
  Þyrnispör
Italian:
  Passero del Mar Morto
Japanese:
  perushiasuzume
Japanese:
  ペルシアスズメ
Dutch:
  Moabmus
Norwegian:
  Tamariskspurv
Polish:
  wróbel palestynski
Portuguese:
  Pardal do Levante
Russian:
  Месопотамский воробей
Slovak:
  vrabec tamariškový
Swedish:
  tamarisksparv
Chinese:
  死海麻雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Dead Sea or Afghan Sparrow ( Passer [moabiticus or yatii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Dead Sea or Afghan Sparrow ( Passer [moabiticus or yatii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Dead Sea or Afghan Sparrow ( Passer [moabiticus or yatii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Dead Sea or Afghan Sparrow ( Passer [moabiticus or yatii])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Dead Sea or Afghan Sparrow ( Passer [moabiticus or yatii])
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Moineau de la mer Morte ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Moineau de la mer Morte ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Passer moabiticus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Passer moabiticus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Passer moabiticus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Morto Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Passer moabiticus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Passer moabiticus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Arabic: دوري البحر الميت, عصفور البحر الميت
Catalan: pardal del mar Mort
Czech: Vrabec moabský
Danish: Dødehavsspurv, Dødehavs-spurv
German: Moabsperling
Greek: Βαλτόστρουθος, Μεσανατολικός σπουργίτης
Greek (Cypriot): Βαλτόστρουθος
English: Dead Sea or Afghan Sparrow, Dead Sea Sparrow, Morto Dead Sea Sparrow, Scrub Sparrow
Spanish: Gorrión del Mar Muerto
Spanish (Spain): Gorrión del Mar Muerto
Estonian: tamariskivarblane
Persian: گنجشک رودخانه‌ای
Finnish: Tamariskivarpunen
French: Moineau de la mer Morte, Moineau de la mer Morte ou M. afghan, Moineau moabite, Moireau de la mer Morte, Mooineau moabite
Hebrew: דרור הירדן, דרור ים המלח, דרור ירדן
Hungarian: tamariszkuszveréb
Icelandic: Þyrnispör
Italian: Passera del deserto, Passera del Mar Morto, Passero del mar Morto
Japanese: perushasuzume, perushiasuzume
Japanese: ペルシァスズメ, ペルシアスズメ, ペルシャスズメ
Latin: Passer [moabiticus or yatii], Passer moabiticus, Passer moabiticus moabiticus
Lithuanian: Geltonskruostis žvirblis
Latvian: krūmāju zvirbulis
Dutch: Moabmus, Moambmus
Norwegian: Tamariskspurv
Polish: wróbel palestynski, wróbel palestyński
Portuguese: Pardal do Levante, pardal-do-levante
Portuguese (Portugal): Pardal-do-levante
Russian: Месопотамский воробей, Мессопотамский воробей
Sindhi: ځىؼٚټ يٍىهبو اٍي
Slovak: vrabec tamariškový
Slovenian: palestinski vrabec
Serbian: Mesopotamski vrabac
Swedish: Tamarisksparv
Turkish: Küçük Serçe
Ukrainian: Горобець месопотамський
Chinese: 死海麻雀
Chinese (Traditional): 死海麻雀

 

         

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