Northern Grey-headed Sparrow

Passer griseus - Moineau gris

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Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Passéridés

  • Genus
    :

    Passer

  • Species
    :

    griseus

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1817

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 18 à 43 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Moineau gris
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Moineau gris
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Northern Grey-headed Sparrow (Passer griseus) is a species of bird in the Passeridae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Passer griseus griseus (Mauritania and Senegal to c and s Cameroon, s Chad and n Gabon, Bioko I.)
  • Passer griseus laeneni (e Mali through n Cameroon to w Sudan.)
  • Passer griseus ugandae (Eritrea, nw Ethiopia and e and s Sudan to DRCongo, s Gabon, n Namibia, n Zimbabwe and s Malawi.)

Foreign names

  • Moineau gris,
  • Gorrión gris,
  • Pardal-de-cabeça-cinzenta,
  • Graukopfsperling,
  • szürkefejű veréb,
  • Grijskopmus,
  • Passera testagrigia settentrionale,
  • Bysparv,
  • Landsbyspurv,
  • vrabec sivohlavý,
  • vrabec šedohlavý,
  • Gråhovedet Spurv,
  • tuhkavarpunen,
  • Witkeelmossie,
  • pardal gris,
  • wróbel siwogłowy,
  • Сероголовый воробей,
  • ハイガシラスズメ,
  • 灰头麻雀,
  • 灰頭麻雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

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Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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