Chestnut Sparrow (Passer eminibey) - HBW 14, p. 806
French: Moineau d'Emin
Spanish: Gorrión Castaño
Other common names: Emin Bey's Sparrow
Taxonomy: Sorella eminibey Hartlaub, 1880, Lado, northern Uganda.
Formerly placed in a monotypic genus, Sorella. Has been placed in the superspecies formed by P. luteus and P. euchlorus, but this arrangement considered doubtfully valid. Monotypic.
Distribution: W, SE & S Sudan, S Ethiopia, N & NE Uganda and much of Kenya S to NE, C & E Tanzania.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
ventral view of a bird in a tree Locality Amboseli National Park, Kenya
ANTHONY VILLAUME 6 April 2013 50 weeks ago 17 sec 4.3
A bird in non breeding plumage drinking from accumulated rain water Locality Yabelo, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Ron Hoff 8 December 2007 6 years ago 47 sec 3.4
A male in non-breeding plumage. Locality Genale Valley, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 9 December 2005 7 years ago 21 sec 3.3
male in breeding plumage perched
Locality Samburu-Buffalo Springs National Reserves, Kenya (Monotypic species)
Nik Borrow 6 November 2008 9 weeks ago 4.4
Female,early mornig light.
Locality Soda, Oromia Region, Ethiopia
Fran Trabalon 17 November 2012 1 year ago 3.8
A bird perched in a bare tree
Locality Samburu-Buffalo Springs National Reserves, Kenya
Robert Wynands 22 December 2002 4 years ago 2.7
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