Passerella iliaca

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IOC Classification: DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisTetrapoda • ClassisAves • SuperordoNeognathae • OrdoPasseriformes • SubordoPasseri • SuperfamiliaPasseroidea • FamiliaEmberizidae • GenusPasserella • Species: Passerella iliaca (Merrem, 1786)
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 Vernacular names
  • EnglishFox Sparrow
  • Deutsch: Fuchsammer
  • français: Bruant fauve
  • 日本語: ゴマフスズメ
  • Note: This is usually considered the only living species in the genus Passerella, though some authors divide it into several species.

IUCN: Passerella iliaca (Merrem, 1786) (Least Concern)

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Passerella iliaca iliaca group[edit]

 Vernacular names
  • EnglishRed Fox Sparrow
Northern taiga forests of Canada & Alaska, wintering eastern USA

Passerella iliaca unalaschcensis group[edit]

 Vernacular names
  • EnglishSooty Fox Sparrow
Pacific coast from Aleutian Islands south to SW Canada, wintering west coast of USA

Passerella iliaca megarhyncha group[edit]

 Vernacular names
  • EnglishThick-billed Fox Sparrow
Cascade & Sierra Nevada mts., Oregon & California, USA, wintering SW California, USA