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Grey-headed, Southern Grey-headed, Swainson's, Parrot-billed or Swahili Sparrow
Passer [griseus or diffusus] (= Passer griseus) (Vieillot, 1817)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
  Passer

Scientific:
  Passer griseus

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1817)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 12 p.198

Protonym:
  Fringilla grisea

Avibase ID:
  8AF9A02A10A2D405

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8AF9A02A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561879

Geographic range:

  • Passer griseus griseus: southern Mauritania and Senegal to Cameroon, western Central African Republic, southern Chad, south to northern Gabon
  • Passer griseus laeneni: Mali to extreme n Cameroon and w-central Sudan
  • Passer griseus ugandae: eastern Sudan, Eritrea, and northwestern Ethiopia south to southern Gabon, Angola, northern Namibia, northern Zimbabwe, Malawi, and central Tanzania
  • Passer swainsonii: Extreme ne Sudan to Ethiopia, n Somalia and n-central Kenya
  • Passer gongonensis: extreme southeastern South Sudan, southern Ethiopia, eastern Uganda, Kenya, southern Somalia, and northeastern Tanzania
  • Passer suahelicus: S Kenya to w Tanzania, Malawi and nw Mozambique
  • Passer diffusus diffusus: Angola to Namibia, sw Zambia, w Zimbabwe and w South Africa
  • Passer diffusus luangwae: E Zambia (upper Luangwa Valley)
  • Passer diffusus mosambicus: SE Malawi, n Mozambique and se Tanzania
  • Passer diffusus stygiceps: SE Zambia, sw Malawi and s Mozambique to e South Africa
  • Show more...
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Grey-headed, Southern Grey-headed, Swainson's, Parrot-billed or Swahili Sparrow
Czech:
  vrabec šedohlavý
German:
  Graukopfsperling
Danish:
  Gråhovedet Spurv
Spanish:
  Gorrión de Cabeza Gris
Finnish:
  tuhkavarpunen
French:
  Moineau gris ou M. sud-africain
Italian:
  Passero testagrigia
Japanese:
  haigashirasuzume
Japanese:
  ハイガシラスズメ
Dutch:
  Grijskopmus
Norwegian:
  Landsbyspurv
Polish:
  wróbel siwoglowy
Portuguese:
  Pardal de cabeca cinzenta
Russian:
  Сероголовый воробей
Slovak:
  vrabec sivohlavý
Swedish:
  Bysparv
Chinese:
  灰头麻雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Grey-headed, Southern Grey-headed, Swainson's, Parrot-billed or Swahili Sparrow ( Passer [griseus or diffusus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Grey-headed, Southern Grey-headed, Swainson's, Parrot-billed or Swahili Sparrow ( Passer [griseus or diffusus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Grey-headed, Southern Grey-headed, Swainson's, Parrot-billed or Swahili Sparrow ( Passer [griseus or diffusus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Grey-headed, Southern Grey-headed, Swainson's, Parrot-billed or Swahili Sparrow ( Passer [griseus or diffusus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Grey-headed, Southern Grey-headed, Swainson's, Parrot-billed or Swahili Sparrow ( Passer [griseus or diffusus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Grey-headed, Southern Grey-headed, Swainson's, Parrot-billed or Swahili Sparrow ( Passer [griseus or diffusus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Grey-headed, Southern Grey-headed, Swainson's, Parrot-billed or Swahili Sparrow ( Passer [griseus or diffusus])
Clements 3rd edition:
   Gray-headed Sparrow ( Passer griseus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Gray-headed Sparrow ( Passer griseus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Passer griseus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Passer griseus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Passer griseus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Witkeelmossie
Czech: Vrabec šedohlavý
Danish: Gråhovedet Spurv
German: Graukopfsperling
English: Gray-headed Sparrow, Grey-headed Sparrow, Grey-headed, Southern Grey-headed, Swainson's, Parrot-billed or Swahili Sparrow, Northern Gray-headed Sparrow, Northern Grey-headed Sparrow
Spanish: Gorrión de Cabeza Gris
Estonian: hallvarblane
Finnish: Tuhkavarpunen
French: Moineau gris, Moineau gris ou M. sud-africain
Hungarian: szürkefejű veréb
Italian: Passero testagrigia
Japanese: haigashirasuzume
Japanese: ハイガシラスズメ
Latin: Fringilla grisea, Passer [griseus or diffusus], Passer griseus, Passer griseus griseus
Lithuanian: Pilkagalvis žvirblis
Dutch: Grijskopmus
Norwegian: Afrikansk gråhodespurv, Landsbyspurv
Polish: wróbel siwoglowy, wróbel siwogłowy
Portuguese: Pardal de cabeca cinzenta
Russian: Сероголовый воробей
Slovak: vrabec sivohlavý
Swedish: Bysparv
Swahili: Jurawa, Shomoro Jurawa, Shorewanda
Chinese: 灰头麻雀
Chinese (Traditional): 灰頭麻雀

 

         

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