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Desert Sparrow
Passer simplex (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Passeridae
Genus:
  Passer

Scientific:
  Passer simplex

Citation:
  (Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823)

Reference:
  Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.24

Protonym:
  Fringilla simplex

Avibase ID:
  B4037E8F04C1BD25

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B4037E8F

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 561890

Geographic range:

  • Passer simplex simplex: S Sahara from Mali to n Niger (Aïr Massif), n Chad and c Sudan
  • Passer simplex saharae: Sahara of se Morocco to Algeria, s Tunisia and central Libya
Source: Clements checklist

Saozneg - RU:
  Desert Sparrow
Tchekeg:
  vrabec pustinný
Alamaneg:
  Wüstensperling
daneg:
  Ørkenspurv
Spagnoleg:
  Gorrión Sahariano
Finneg:
  aavikkovarpunen
Galleg:
  Moineau blanc
Islandeg:
  Auðnaspör
Italianeg:
  Passero del deserto
Japaneg:
  suzume
japaneg:
  サバクスズメ
Nederlandeg:
  Woestijnmus
Norvegeg:
  Ørkenspurv
Poloneg:
  wróbel pustynny
Portugaleg:
  Pardal-do-deserto
Rusianeg:
  Пустынный воробей
Sloveg:
  vrabec stepný
Svedeg:
  ökensparv
Sinaeg:
  荒漠麻雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   African Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   African Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   African Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   African Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   African Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   African Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   African Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Desert Sparrow (Desert) ( Passer simplex simplex/saharae)
eBird version 1.55:
   Desert Sparrow (Desert) ( Passer simplex simplex/saharae)
eBird version 2015:
   Desert Sparrow (Desert) ( Passer simplex simplex/saharae)
eBird version 2016:
   Desert Sparrow (Desert) ( Passer simplex simplex/saharae)
eBird version 2017:
   Desert Sparrow (Desert) ( Passer simplex simplex/saharae)
eBird version 2018:
   Desert Sparrow (Desert) ( Passer simplex simplex/saharae)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Desert Sparrow ( Passer simplex) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Katalaneg: pardal del desert
Tchekeg: vrabec pustinný
daneg: Ørkenspurv
Alamaneg: Wüstensperling, Wüstensperling-simplex
Saozneg - RU: African Desert Sparrow, Desert sparrow, Desert Sparrow (Desert), Southern Desert Sparrow
English (IOC): Desert Sparrow
Spagnoleg: Gorrión del Desierto, Gorrión Sahariano
Spanish (Spain): Gorrión Sahariano, Gorrión Sahariano (simplex/saharae)
Spanish (HBW): Desert Sparrow (Desert)
Estoneg: kõrbevarblane
persianeg: گنجشک بیابانی
Finneg: aavikkovarpunen
Galleg: Moineau blanc, Moineau blanc [nominal], Moineau blanc [simplex ou saharae]
Hebreeg: דרור מדבר
Kroateg: Pustinjski vrabac
Hungareg: sivatagi veréb
Islandeg: Auðnaspör
Italianeg: Passera del deserto africana, Passero del deserto
Japaneg: sabakusuzume (simplex/saharae), suzume
japaneg: サバクスズメ, サバクスズメ (simplex/saharae), スズメ
latin: Fringilla simplex, Passer simplex, Passer simplex simplex, Passer simplex simplex/saharae
lituaneg: Dykuminis žvirblis
latveg: tuksneša zvirbulis
Nederlandeg: Woestijnmus, Woestijnmus (simplex/saharae)
Norvegeg: Ørkenspurv, ørkenspurv (simplex/saharae)
Poloneg: Wróbel pustynny
Portugaleg: Pardal-do-deserto
Portuguese (Portugal): Pardal-do-deserto, Pardal-do-deserto (simplex/saharae)
Rusianeg: Воробей пустынный, Пустынный воробей
Sloveg: vrabec stepný
Slovenieg: puščavski vrabec
Serbeg: Pustinjski vrabac, Pustinjski vrabac (simplex/saharae)
Svedeg: Ökensparv
swahilieg: Shomoro-jangwa
Turkeg: Çöl Serçesi
Ukrainiek: Горобець пустельний
Sinaeg: 荒漠麻雀
Chinese (Traditional): 漠麻雀

 

         

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