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Socotra or Abd al Kuri Sparrow
Passer [insularis or hemileucus] (= Passer insularis) Sclater & Hartlaub, 1881
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
  Passer

Scientific:
  Passer insularis

Citation:
  Sclater & Hartlaub, 1881

Reference:
  PZS Pt1 p.169

Protonym:
  Passer insularis

Avibase ID:
  F315FCD4ADD5E2E7

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F315FCD4

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561882

Geographic range:

  • Passer insularis: Socotra Islands (Socotra, Samha, and Darsa)
  • Passer hemileucus: Socotra Islands (Abd Al Kuri)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Socotra or Abd al Kuri Sparrow
Czech:
  vrabec sokoterský
German:
  Sokotrasperling
Danish:
  Socotraspurv
Spanish:
  Gorrión de Socotora
Finnish:
  sokotranvarpunen
French:
  Moineau de Socotra ou M. d'Abd-al-Kuri
Italian:
  Passera di Socotra
Japanese:
  sokotorasuzume
Japanese:
  ソコトラスズメ
Dutch:
  Socotramus
Norwegian:
  Sokotraspurv
Polish:
  wróbel szarogrzbiety
Russian:
  Сокотранский воробей
Slovak:
  vrabec sivochrbtý
Swedish:
  Sokotrasparv
Chinese:
  索岛麻雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Socotra or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [insularis or hemileucus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Socotra or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [insularis or hemileucus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Socotra or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [insularis or hemileucus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Socotra or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [insularis or hemileucus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Socotra or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [insularis or hemileucus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Socotra or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [insularis or hemileucus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Socotra or Abd al Kuri Sparrow ( Passer [insularis or hemileucus])
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Moineau de Socotra ( Passer insularis)
Clements 4th edition:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Socotra Sparrow ( Passer insularis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Passer insularis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Passer [motitensis, rufocinctus, cordofanicus, shelleyi, insularis or hemileucus]

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Catalan: pardal de l'illa Socotra
Czech: vrabec sokoterský
Danish: Socotraspurv
German: Sokotrasperling
English: Socotra or Abd al Kuri Sparrow, Socotra Sparrow
Spanish: Gorrión de Socotora
Estonian: socotra varblane
Finnish: afrikanvarpunen, sokotranvarpunen
French: Moineau de Socotra, Moineau de Socotra ou M. d'Abd'Al-Kuri, Moineau de Socotra ou M. d'Abd-al-Kuri
Hungarian: socotra-szigeteki veréb
Italian: Passera di Socotra
Japanese: sokotorasuzume
Japanese: ソコトラスズメ
Latin: Passer [insularis or hemileucus], Passer insularis, Passer motitensis insularis
Lithuanian: Pilkanugaris žvirblis
Dutch: Socotramus
Norwegian: Sokotraspurv
Polish: wróbel szarogrzbiety
Russian: Сокотранский воробей
Slovak: vrabec sivochrbtý
Swedish: Sokotrasparv
Swahili: Shomoro wa Socotra
Chinese: 索岛麻雀
Chinese (Traditional): 索科特拉麻雀

 

         

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