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Dead Sea Sparrow

Passer moabiticus Tristram, 1864

The Dead Sea sparrow is a species of bird in the Old World sparrow family Passeridae, with one subspecies breeding in parts of the Middle East and another in western Afghanistan and eastern Iran. The eastern subspecies P. m. yatii is sometimes considered a separate species known as Yate's sparrow. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
   Passer
Scientific:
  Passer moabiticus


Original description

Citation:
  Tristram, 1864

Reference:
  Proc.Zool.Soc.London p. 169

Protonym:
  Passer moabiticus

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/90417#page/223/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  EE391079B2489962

Avibase ID:
  avibase-EE391079

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/EE391079


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
English:
Dead Sea Sparrow
Catalan:
pardal del mar Mort
Finnish:
tamariskivarpunen
French:
Moineau de la mer Morte
Hungarian:
tamariszkuszveréb
Italian:
Passero del Mar Morto
Japanese (romaji):
perushasuzume
Portuguese:
Pardal do Levante
Ukrainian:
Горобець месопотамський
Chinese:
死海麻雀
Chinese (Traditional):
死海麻雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Dead Sea Sparrow (Dead Sea) ( Passer moabiticus moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Dead Sea Sparrow (Dead Sea) ( Passer moabiticus moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Dead Sea Sparrow (Dead Sea) ( Passer moabiticus moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Dead Sea Sparrow (Dead Sea) ( Passer moabiticus moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Dead Sea Sparrow (Dead Sea) ( Passer moabiticus moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Dead Sea Sparrow (Dead Sea) ( Passer moabiticus moabiticus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Dead Sea Sparrow (Dead Sea) ( Passer moabiticus moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Dead Sea Sparrow ( Passer moabiticus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Passer moabiticus moabiticus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Passer [moabiticus or yatii] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Arabic: دوري البحر الميت (البحر الميت), عصفور البحر الميت
Azerbaijani: Mesopotamiya sərçəsi
Bulgarian: Палестинско врабче (ssp. moabiticus)
Catalan: pardal del mar Mort
Czech: vrabec moabský, vrabec moabský (ssp. moabiticus)
Danish: Dødehavsspurv, Dødehavsspurv (ssp. moabiticus)
German: Moabsperling, Moabsperling (moabiticus)
Greek: Μεσανατολικός Σπουργίτης, Μεσανατολικός Σπουργίτης (moabiticus)
Greek (Cypriot): Βαλτόστρουθος
English: Dead Sea Sparrow, Dead Sea Sparrow (Dead Sea)
English, HBW: Dead Sea Sparrow (Dead Sea)
English (IOC): Dead Sea Sparrow (Dead Sea)
English (United States): Dead Sea Sparrow (Dead Sea)
Esperanto: Moaba pasero
Spanish: Gorrión del Mar Muerto, Gorrión del Mar Muerto (moabiticus)
Spanish (Spain): Gorrión del Mar Muerto, Gorrión del Mar Muerto (moabiticus)
Spanish (HBW): Dead Sea Sparrow (Dead Sea)
Estonian: tamariskivarblane
Persian: گنجشک رودخانه‌ ای (moabiticus), گنجشک رودخانه‌ای
Finnish: tamariskivarpunen
French: Moineau de la mer Morte, Moineau de la mer Morte (moabiticus), Moineau de la mer Morte (nominal)
Hebrew: דרור ירדן, דרור ירדן (מזרח תיכוני)
Hungarian: tamariszkuszveréb
Icelandic: Þyrnispör, Þyrnispör (moabiticus)
Italian: Passero del Mar Morto
Japanese (romaji): perushasuzume, perushiasuzume (moabiticus)
Japanese: ペルシァスズメ, ペルシアスズメ (moabiticus), ペルシアスズメ(moabiticus)
Scientific: Passer mesopotamicus, Passer moabiticus, Passer moabiticus moabiticus
Lithuanian: Geltonskruostis žvirblis, Geltonskruostis žvirblis (moabiticus)
Latvian: krūmāju zvirbulis
Dutch: Moabmus, Moabmus (moabiticus)
Norwegian: Tamariskspurv, tamariskspurv (moabiticus)
Polish: wróbel palestynski, wróbel palestyński (moabiticus)
Portuguese: Pardal do Levante
Portuguese (Portugal): Pardal-do-levante, pardal-do-mar-morto (moabiticus)
Russian: Месопотамский воробей, Мессопотамский воробей (moabiticus)
Slovak: vrabec tamariškový, vrabec tamariškový (skup.)
Slovenian: palestinski vrabec, Palestinski vrabec (moabiticus)
Serbian: Mesopotamski vrabac, Mesopotamski vrabac (moabiticus)
Swedish: Tamarisksparv, tamarisksparv (moabiticus)
Turkish: Küçük Serçe, Küçük Serçe (moabiticus)
Ukrainian: Горобець месопотамський
Chinese: 死海麻雀
Chinese (Traditional): 死海麻雀

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