Old World Sparrows (Passeridae)

White Nile Rufous Sparrow (Passer shelleyi) - HBW 14, p. 799

French: Moineau de Shelley German: Nilsperling Spanish: Gorrión de Shelley

Taxonomy: Passer shelleyi Sharpe, 1891, Lado, southern Sudan.
Forms a superspecies with P. iagoensis, P. cordofanicus, P. insularis, P. rufocinctus and P. motitensis, and all sometimes considered conspecific. Monotypic.

Distribution: SE Sudan, NE Uganda, W Kenya, S & E Ethiopia and NW Somalia.

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