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Yellow-spotted Petronia

Gymnoris pyrgita (von Heuglin, 1862)

The Yellow-spotted Petronia (Petronia pyrgita) is a species of bird in the sparrow family Passeridae. It is found in Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
  Gymnoris

Scientific:
  Gymnoris pyrgita

Citation:
  (von Heuglin, 1862)

Reference:
  J.Orn. 10 p.30

Protonym:
  Xanthodina pyrgita

Avibase ID:
  FCD72CEE4276E471

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/FCD72CEE

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916524

Geographic range:

  • Gymnoris pyrgita pyrgita: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, southeastern South Sudan, northeastern Uganda, Kenya, and northern Tanzania
  • Gymnoris pyrgita pallida: S Mauritania and Senegal to Mali, Niger, Chad and c Sudan
English:
Yellow-spotted Petronia
Czech:
vrabec šedý
German:
Sahelsteinsperling
Danish:
Pyrgitastenspurv
Spanish:
Gorrión Moteado
Finnish:
keltakurkkuvarpunen
French:
Moineau à point jaune
Icelandic:
Sólspör
Italian:
Petronia macchiagialla
Japanese:
afurikakoiwasuzume
Japanese:
アフリカコイワスズメ
Dutch:
Sahelrotsmus
Norwegian:
Savannesteinspurv
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Savannesteinsporv
Polish:
wróbel ubogi
Portuguese:
Pardal-parda
Russian:
Воробей каменный каштановоспинны
Slovak:
skalník stromový
Swedish:
savannstensparv
Ukrainian:
Горобець сахелевий
Chinese:
黄斑石雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Gymnoris [pyrgita or xanthocollis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: pardal de Heuglin
Czech: vrabec šedý, Vrabec žlutohrdlý
Danish: Pyrgitastenspurv
German: Gelbkehlsperling, Gelbkehl-Sperling, Sahelsteinsperling, Sahel-Steinsperling
English: Abyssinian Yellow-throated Petronia, Abyssinian Yellow-throated Sparrow, Chestnut-shouldered Petronia, Chestnut-shouldered Rock Sparrow, Sudan Petronia, Yellow spotted Petronia, Yellow-spotted Bush Sparrow, Yellow-spotted Bush-sparrow, Yellow-spotted Petronia, Yellow-spotted Rock Sparrow, Yellow-throated Sparrow
English (IOC): Yellow-spotted Petronia
English (Kenya): Yellow-spotted Petronia
Spanish: Gorrión Chillón Amarillo, Gorrión Chillón Castaño, Gorrión Moteado
Spanish (Spain): Gorrión moteado
Spanish (HBW): Yellow-spotted Petronia
Estonian: aafrika tuhkvarblane, tuhkvarblane (aasia tuhkvarblane)
Finnish: Keltakurkkuvarpunen
French: Moineau à point jaune, Moineau soulcie à gorge tachetée, Moineau soulcie à point jaune
Hebrew: בארית צהובת-גרון
Icelandic: Sólspör
Italian: Passera lagia maculata, Petronia macchiagialla
Japanese: afurikakoiwasuzume
Japanese: アフリカコイワスズメ
Scientific: Gymnoris pyrgita, Gymnoris pyrgita pyrgita, Gymnornis pyrgita, Petronia pyrgita, Petronia xanthocollis pyrgita, Petronia xanthosterna, Xanthodina pyrgita
Lithuanian: Didysis savaninis žvirblis
Dutch: Keelvlekmus, Sahelrotsmus
Norwegian Nynorsk: Savannesteinsporv
Norwegian: Savannesteinspurv
Polish: wróbel ubogi
Portuguese: Pardal-parda
Russian: Большой каменный воробей, Воробей каменный каштановоспинны
Slovak: skalník stromový
Slovenian: rumenogrli vrabec
Serbian: Veliki žutogrli vrabac kamenjarac
Swedish: Gulstrupig stensparv, Savannstensparv
Swahili: Korobindo Doa-njano
Ukrainian: Горобець сахелевий
Chinese: 黄斑石雀
Chinese (Traditional): 黃斑石雀

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