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Chestnut Sparrow

Passer eminibey (Hartlaub, 1880)

The Chestnut Sparrow (Passer eminibey) is a species of passerine bird in the sparrow family Passeridae. It is the smallest member of the sparrow family, at about 11 cm (4.3 in) long. The breeding male has deep chestnut plumage and the female and juvenile are duller in appearance. Like its closest relatives in the genus Passer, the Arabian Golden Sparrow and the Sudan Golden Sparrow, it is gregarious, and is found in arid areas. Ranging through the east of Africa from Darfur to Tanzania, it is found in dry savanna, papyrus swamps, and near human habitation. Adults and juveniles both feed mostly on grass seeds, and fly in flocks, often with other species of bird, to find food. It nests in trees, building its own domed nests, and also usurping the more elaborate nests of weavers. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
  Passer

Scientific:
  Passer eminibey

Citation:
  (Hartlaub, 1880)

Reference:
  J.Orn. 28 p.211,325

Protonym:
  Sorella eminibey

Avibase ID:
  D8F2F78B4AE749EB

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/D8F2F78B

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561875

Geographic range:

  • Passer eminibey: central Chad, southwestern Sudan, South Sudan, and southwestern Ethiopia to northeastern Uganda, Kenya, and central and eastern Tanzania
English:
Chestnut Sparrow
Czech:
vrabec kaštanový
German:
Maronensperling
Danish:
Kastanjebrun Spurv
Spanish:
Gorrión Castaño
Finnish:
kastanjavarpunen
French:
Moineau d'Emin
Italian:
Passera castana
Japanese:
kuriirosuzume
Japanese:
クリイロスズメ
Dutch:
Kastanjemus
Norwegian:
Brunspurv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Brunsporv
Polish:
wróbel kasztanowaty
Portuguese:
Pardal-castanho
Russian:
Каштановый воробей
Slovak:
vrabec gaštanový
Swedish:
kastanjesparv
Ukrainian:
Горобець іржастий
Chinese:
栗麻雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Moineau d'Emin ( Passer eminibey)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Moineau d'Emin ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 1st edition:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 3rd edition:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 4th edition:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 6th edition:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements, version 2015:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements, version 2016:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements, version 2017:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements, version 2018:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Clements, version 2019:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
eBird version 1.50:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
eBird version 1.52:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
eBird version 1.53:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
eBird version 1.54:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
eBird version 1.55:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
eBird version 2015:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
eBird version 2016:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
eBird version 2017:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
eBird version 2018:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
eBird version 2019:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Sorella eminibey)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Sorella eminibey)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
James Lee Peters:
Passer eminibey
James Lee Peters (original):
Passer eminibey
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Passer eminibey
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Chestnut Sparrow ( Passer eminibey)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Passer eminibey
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Passer eminibey

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: pardal castany
Czech: Vrabec kaštanový
Danish: Kastaniebrun Spurv, Kastanjebrun Spurv
German: Eminsperling, Maronensperling, Maronen-Sperling
English: Chestnut Sparrow, Guasso Chestnut Sparrow
English (IOC): Chestnut Sparrow
English (Kenya): Chestnut Sparrow
Spanish: Gorrión Castaño
Spanish (Spain): Gorrión Castaño
Spanish (HBW): Chestnut Sparrow
Estonian: ruskevarblane
Finnish: Kastanjavarpunen
French: Moineau d’Emin, Moineau d'Emin, Moineau d'Emin-Pacha
Italian: Passera castana, Passero cstano
Japanese: kuriirosuzume
Japanese: クリイロスズメ, クリイロスヅメ
Scientific: Passer eminibey, Passer eminibey eminibey, Passer eminibey guasso, Sorelia eminibey, Sorella eminibey
Lithuanian: Rudasis žvirblis
Dutch: Kastanjemus, Maronenmus
Norwegian Nynorsk: Brunsporv
Norwegian: Brunspurv
Polish: wróbel kasztanowaty
Portuguese: Pardal-castanho
Russian: Каштановый воробей
Slovak: Vrabec gaštanový
Serbian: Kestenjasti vrabac
Swedish: Kastanjebrun sparv, kastanjesparv
Swahili: Shomoro Kahawiachekundu
Ukrainian: Горобець іржастий
Chinese: 栗麻雀
Chinese (Traditional): 栗麻雀

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