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Thick-billed Fox Sparrow

Passerella megarhyncha Baird, SF, 1858

The thick-billed fox sparrow group comprises the peculiarly large-billed Sierra Nevadan taxa in the genus Passerella. It is currently classified as a "subspecies group" within the fox sparrow, pending wider-spread acceptance of its species status. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passerellidae
Genus:
   Passerella
Scientific:
  Passerella megarhyncha


Original description

Citation:
  Baird, SF, 1858

Reference:
  Rep.Expl.Surv.RR.Pac. p.925

Protonym:
  Passerella megarhynchus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/11690125


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  82ACE0AFD096701E

Avibase ID:
  avibase-82ACE0AF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/82ACE0AF


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 997722

Geographic range:

  • Passerella megarhyncha megarhyncha: Mts. of sw Oregon to c Calif.; > to nw Baja
  • Passerella megarhyncha monoensis: Mono Lake area of e-c Calif. and adj. Nevada; > to nw Baja
  • Passerella megarhyncha stephensi: Sierra Nevada and high mts. of s Calif.; > lower elevations
  • Passerella megarhyncha brevicauda: N and inner coast ranges of California; > to s California
  • Passerella megarhyncha fulva: Oregon e of Cascades to ne California (Modoc); > to n Baja
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English:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow
Danish:
Rævespurv
German:
Dickschnabelammer
Spanish:
Chingolo picogrueso
French:
Bruant à bec épais
Croatian:
debelokljuni strnadar
Italian:
Passerella variabile
Japanese (romaji):
gomafusuzume
Dutch:
Diksnavelroodstaartgors
Norwegian:
Tykknebbrevespurv
Polish:
pasówka grubodzioba
Portuguese:
tico-tico-de-bico-grosso
Slovak:
strnádlik hrubozobý
Swedish:
tjocknäbbad rävsparv
Ukrainian:
пасовник товстодзьобий
Chinese:
厚嘴狐色雀鹀
Chinese (Traditional):
厚嘴狐色帶鵐


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) ( Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) ( Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) ( Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) ( Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) ( Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) ( Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) ( Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) ( Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) ( Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) ( Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed) ( Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group]) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Large-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Large-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Thick-billed Fox Sparrow ( Passerella megarhyncha) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Passerella iliaca megarhyncha [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Passerella [iliaca, unalaschcensis, schistacea or megarhyncha] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Czech: strnadec kaštanový [skupina megarhyncha], strnadec liščí
Danish: Rævespurv
German: Dickschnabelammer, Fuchsammer, Fuchsammer (Dickschnabelammer)
Greek: Κόκκινο Σπουργιτοτσίχλονο [megarhyncha ομάδα], Κόκκινο Σπουργιτοτσίχλονο [megarhyncha]
English: Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed), Large-billed Fox Sparrow, Thick-billed Fox Sparrow, Thick-billed Fox-sparrow
English, HBW: Thick-billed Fox-sparrow
English (IOC): Thick-billed Fox Sparrow
English (United States): Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed)
Esperanto: Dikbeka paserelo
Spanish: Chingolo Picogrueso, Chingolo Zorruno (grupo megarhyncha), Gorrión Rascador (grupo megarhyncha), Sabanero Rascador
Spanish (Spain): Chingolo zorruno (grupo megarhyncha), Chingolo Zorruno [megarhyncha Group]
Spanish (HBW): Fox Sparrow (Thick-billed)
Spanish (Mexico): gorrión rascador, Gorrión Rascador (grupo megarhyncha)
Finnish: kettusirkku, kettusirkku [alalaji megarhyncha]
Faroese: Reyðríputur spurvur
French: Bruant à bec épais, Bruant fauve (à bec épais), Bruant fauve [megarhyncha]
Irish: Gealbhan Sionnaigh
Hebrew: גבתונית הומת־זנב
Croatian: debelokljuni strnadar
Icelandic: Tófutittlingur, Tófutittlingur [megarhyncha hópur]
Italian: Passerella variabile
Japanese (romaji): gomafusuzume, gomafusuzume (megarhyncha guru-pu)
Japanese: ゴマフスズメ, ゴマフスズメ (megarhyncha グループ), ゴマフスズメ(megarhyncha グループ)
Scientific: Passerella iliaca [megarhyncha Group], Passerella iliaca megarhyncha, Passerella illiaca [megarhyncha], Passerella megarhyncha, Passerella megarhyncha megarhyncha, Passerella megarhynchus
Lithuanian: Margagurklė starta [megarhyncha grupė], Rusvoji zonotrichija
Dutch: Diksnavelroodstaartgors, Roodstaartgors, Roodstaartgors (megarhyncha groep)
Norwegian: Revespurv, revespurv (megarhyncha gr.), revespurv (megarhyncha gr.) (tykknebbrevespurv), Tykknebbrevespurv
Polish: pasówka grubodzioba, pasówka rudosterna, pasówka rudosterna [gr. megarhyncha]
Portuguese: tico-tico-de-bico-grosso
Portuguese (Portugal): Tico-tico-raposino [grupo megarhyncha]
Russian: Пестрогрудая овсянка, Пестрогрудая овсянка [группа megarhyncha]
Slovak: Strnádlik hrdzavý, strnádlik hrubozobý, strnádlik hrubozobý (skup.)
Slovenian: Lisičji strnad [megarhyncha], lisičji vrabonad
Serbian: Lisičji strnad [megarhyncha grupa]
Swedish: Rävsparv, tjocknäbbad rävsparv
Turkish: kızıl kuyruklu çinte, Tilki renkli serçe [megarhyncha grubu]
Ukrainian: вівсянка товстодзьоба, пасовник товстодзьобий
Chinese: 厚嘴狐色雀鹀
Chinese (Traditional): 厚嘴狐色帶鵐

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