Passeriformes

Old World Sparrows (Passeridae)

HBW 14, p. 760

  • Small passerines with thick, pointed, conical bill, broad and mostly blunt wings, and relatively short tail; plumage various combinations of brown, chestnut, grey and white, most with some black areas, some also with yellow.
  • Afrotropical, Palearctic and Oriental Regions.
  • Open country, villages and urban areas.
  • 6 genera, 40 species, 101 taxa.
  • No species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
  • 40
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6 genera, 40 species

1709 files covering
6 genera (100%)
38 species (95%)

 

    623 videos covering
6 genera (100%)
35 species (88%)
    1028 photographs covering
6 genera (100%)
37 species (93%)
    58 sound recordings covering
6 genera (100%)
26 species (65%)
40 38 95 35 88 37 93 26 65


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