Spanish Sparrow

Passer hispaniolensis - Moineau espagnol

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Passéridés

  • Genus
    :

    Passer

  • Species
    :

    hispaniolensis

Descriptor

Temminck, 1820

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 23 à 26 cm.
  • Weight
    : 24 à 32 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Spanish Sparrow (Passer hispaniolensis) is a species of bird in the Passeridae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Passer hispaniolensis hispaniolensis (Iberian Pen. to w Turkey, e Atlantic islands, nw Africa)
  • Passer hispaniolensis transcaspicus (Middle East to s Kazakhstan, w China and Afghanistan)

Foreign names

  • Moineau espagnol,
  • Gorrión moruno,
  • Pardal-espanhol,
  • Weidensperling,
  • berki veréb,
  • Spaanse Mus,
  • Passera sarda,
  • Spansk sparv,
  • Middelhavsspurv,
  • vrabec obojkový,
  • vrabec pokřovní,
  • Spansk Spurv,
  • pensasvarpunen,
  • pardal de passa,
  • Spánarspör,
  • wróbel śródziemnomorski,
  • melnkrūšu zvirbulis, Spānijas zvirbulis,
  • travniški vrabec,
  • Черногрудый воробей,
  • スペインスズメ,
  • 黑胸麻雀,
  • 黑胸麻雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Shrubland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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