House Sparrow

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House sparrow
Passer domesticus male (15).jpg
Male in Germany
House Sparrow, England - May 09.jpg
Female in England
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Passeridae
Genus: Passer
Species: P. domesticus
Binomial name
Passer domesticus
(Linnaeus, 1758)
       Native range
       Introduced range

Fringilla domestica Linnaeus, 1758
Passer domesticus (Linnaeus, 1758) Brisson, 1760
Pyrgita domestica (Linnaeus, 1758) G. Cuvier, 1817
Passer indicus Jardine and Selby, 1835
Passer arboreus Bonaparte, 1850 (preoccupied)
Passer confucius Bonaparte, 1853
Passer rufidorsalis C. L. Brehm, 1855
Passer engimaticus Zarudny, 1903
Passer ahasvar Kleinschmidt, 1904

An introduced species




Locality lists

Adelaide Airport

See also


  1. BirdLife International (2013). "Passer domesticus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 March 2014. 
  2. Summers-Smith, J. Denis (1988). The Sparrows. illustrated by Robert Gillmor. Calton, Staffs, England: T. & A. D. Poyser. Pp. 307–313 ISBN 0-85661-048-8.

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