Eurasian Tree Sparrow

Passer montanus - Moineau friquet

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Passéridés

  • Genus
    :

    Passer

  • Species
    :

    montanus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 19 à 25 g
Longevity

10 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus) is a species of bird in the Passeridae family.

Subspecific information 9 Subspecies

  • Passer montanus montanus (Europe through n and c Asia to ne Siberia and ne Mongolia)
  • Passer montanus dybowskii (se Siberia, ne China and n Korea)
  • Passer montanus transcaucasicus (e Turkey, the Caucasus to Armenia and Iran)
  • Passer montanus kansuensis (nc China)
  • Passer montanus dilutus (s Kazakhstan and e Iran to nw China and s Mongolia)
  • Passer montanus tibetanus (Tibet to c China)
  • Passer montanus saturatus (Sakhalin and Kuril Is. and Japan though e China to Taiwan and the n Philippines)
  • Passer montanus hepaticus (ne India. ne Arunachal Pradeshl. , se Tibet and nw Myanmar)
  • Passer montanus malaccensis (w Nepal to Bhutan and ne India. Assam. , s China, Southeast Asia, Sumatra, Java and s Philippines)

Foreign names

  • Moineau friquet,
  • Gorrión molinero,
  • Pardal-montês,
  • Feldsperling,
  • Mezei veréb,
  • Ringmus,
  • Passera mattugia,
  • Pilfink,
  • Pilfink,
  • vrabec poľný,
  • vrabec polní,
  • Skovspurv,
  • pikkuvarpunen,
  • pardal xarrec,
  • Trjáspör,
  • mazurek,
  • lauku zvirbulis,
  • poljski vrabec,
  • Полевой воробей,
  • Burung-gereja erasia,
  • スズメ,
  • 麻雀,
  • นกกระจอกบ้าน,
  • 麻雀〔樹麻雀〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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