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

Moineau espagnol
♀ adult plum. breeding
Moineau espagnol
♀ First year

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

Moineau espagnol
♂ First year

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

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 08-09-2015
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