Dead Sea Sparrow

Passer moabiticus - Moineau de la mer Morte

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Passéridés

  • Genus
    :

    Passer

  • Species
    :

    moabiticus

Descriptor

Tristram, 1864

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 14 à 20 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Dead Sea Sparrow (Passer moabiticus) is a species of bird in the Passeridae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Passer moabiticus moabiticus (s Turkey, n Syria, Israel and Jordan to Iraq and sw Iran)
  • Passer moabiticus yatii (se Iran and sw Afghanistan)

Foreign names

  • Moineau de la mer Morte,
  • Gorrión del Mar Muerto,
  • Pardal do Levante,
  • Moabsperling,
  • tamariszkuszveréb,
  • Moabmus,
  • Passera del Mar Morto,
  • Tamarisksparv,
  • Tamariskspurv,
  • vrabec tamariškový,
  • vrabec moabský,
  • Dødehavsspurv,
  • tamariskivarpunen,
  • pardal del mar Mort,
  • Þyrnispör,
  • wróbel palestyński,
  • krūmāju zvirbulis,
  • palestinski vrabec,
  • Мессопотамский воробей,
  • ペルシャスズメ,
  • 死海麻雀,
  • 死海麻雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands

Geographic range

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