Old World Sparrows (Passeridae)

Kenya Rufous Sparrow (Passer rufocinctus) - HBW 14, p. 799

French: Moineau roux German: Keniasperling Spanish: Gorrión Keniata
Other common names: Rufous Sparrow

Taxonomy: Passer rufocinctus G. A. Fischer and Reichenow, 1884, Lake Naivasha, Kenya.
Forms a superspecies with P. iagoensis, P. cordofanicus, P. shelleyi, P. insularis and P. motitensis, and all sometimes considered conspecific. Monotypic.

Distribution: Rift Valley highlands from C Kenya S to N Tanzania.