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Types of Sparrows

Black-Capped Social Weaver
Black-Capped Social Weaver

The black-capped social weaver (Pseudonigrita cabanisi) is a sparrow-like of bird that has been assigned to the weaverbird family. It was originally described by Fisher and Reichenow, and moved later by the latter to the genus Pseudonigrita.

Eurasian Tree Sparrow
Eurasian Tree Sparrow

The Eurasian tree sparrow (Passer montanus) is a passerine bird in the sparrow family with a rich chestnut crown and nape, and a black patch on each pure white cheek. The sexes are similarly plumaged, and young birds are a duller version of the adult.

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Grey-Capped Social Weaver
Grey-Capped Social Weaver

The grey-capped social weaver or grey-headed social weaver (Pseudonigrita arnaudi) is a sparrow-like liver-colored bird, with a pale grey crown, a dark grey bill, a whitish eye-ring, horn-colored legs, with some black in the wing and a light terminal band in the tail, that builds roofed nests made of straws, breeds in colonies in thorny Acacia trees, and feeds in groups gathering grass seeds and insects.

Histurgops
Histurgops

Sparrows are some of the most familiar and most common birds in the world, but what is a sparrow, really? Knowing what makes a sparrow a sparrow can help birders identify these birds more easily and better appreciate their place in the world's avifauna.

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House Sparrow
House Sparrow

You can find House Sparrows most places where there are houses (or other buildings), and few places where there aren’t. Along with two other introduced species, the European Starling and the Rock Pigeon, these are some of our most common birds.

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Hypocryptadius
Hypocryptadius

sparrow, Sparrows are a family of small passerine birds. They are also known as true sparrows, or Old World sparrows, names also used for a particular genus of Cookies help us deliver our services.

Montifringilla
Montifringilla

Montifringilla is a genus of passerine birds in the sparrow family Passeridae. It is one of three genera containing the snowfinches. As the English and scientific names suggest, these are high-altitude species, found in the mountain ranges of southern Eurasia, from the Pyrenees east to the Himalayas, Tibet and western China.

Montifringilla
Montifringilla

Montifringilla is a genus of passerine birds in the sparrow family Passeridae. It is one of three genera containing the snowfinches. As the English and scientific names suggest, these are high-altitude species, found in the mountain ranges of southern Eurasia, from the Pyrenees east to the Himalayas, Tibet and western China.

Pale Rockfinch
Pale Rockfinch

The pale rockfinch or pale rock sparrow (Carpospiza brachydactyla) is a small sparrow found in the Middle East and Central Asia. It is the only member of the genus Carpospiza. Some authorities include it in the genus Petronia.

Petronia
Petronia

Media and location information for Rock Sparrow (Petronia petronia)

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Rock Sparrow
Rock Sparrow

The rock sparrow (Petronia petronia) is a small passerine bird in the sparrow family Passeridae. It is the only member of the genus Petronia. It breeds on barren rocky hills from the Iberian peninsula and western north Africa across southern Europe and through central Asia.

Sociable Weaver
Sociable Weaver

The sociable weaver (Philetairus socius), also commonly known as the common social weaver, common social-weaver, and social weaver, is a species of bird in the Weaver family endemic to Southern Africa. It is the only species assigned to the genus Philetairus. It is found in South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana.

True Sparrows
True Sparrows

Under the classification used in the Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) main groupings of the sparrows are the true sparrows (genus Passer), the snowfinches (typically one genus, Montifringilla), and the rock sparrows (Petronia and the pale rockfinch).

White-Browed Sparrow-Weaver
White-Browed Sparrow-Weaver

The white-browed sparrow-weaver (Plocepasser mahali) is a predominantly brown, sparrow-sized bird found throughout central and north-central southern Africa. It is found in groups of two to eleven individuals consisting of one breeding pair and nonreproductive individuals.

White-Winged Snowfinch
White-Winged Snowfinch

One of these was the white-winged snowfinch. Linnaeus included a brief description, used the binomial name Fringilla nivalis and cited Brisson's work. Linnaeus listed the type location as "America". The type location was subsequently designated as Switzerland. The specific name nivalis is Latin for "snowy" or "snow-white".

Yellow-Throated Sparrow
Yellow-Throated Sparrow

The yellow-throated sparrow or chestnut-shouldered petronia (Gymnoris xanthocollis) is a species of sparrow found in southern Asia.