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Passerella iliaca

species of bird
IOC Classification: DomainEukaryota • RegnumAnimalia • PhylumChordata • SubphylumVertebrata • InfraphylumGnathostomata • SuperclassisTetrapoda • ClassisAves • SuperordoNeognathae • OrdoPasseriformes • SubordoPasseri • InfraordoPasserida • SuperfamiliaPasseroidea • FamiliaPasserellidae • GenusPasserella • Species: Passerella iliaca (Merrem, 1786)
Wikispecies has an entry on:
  • English Fox 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: LC IUCN 3 1.svg Passerella iliaca (Merrem, 1786) (Least Concern)


Passerella iliaca iliaca groupEdit

  • English Red Fox Sparrow
Northern taiga forests of Canada & Alaska, wintering eastern USA

Passerella iliaca unalaschcensis groupEdit

  • English Sooty Fox Sparrow
Pacific coast from Aleutian Islands south to SW Canada, wintering west coast of USA

Passerella iliaca megarhyncha groupEdit

  • English Thick-billed Fox Sparrow
Cascade & Sierra Nevada mts., Oregon & California, USA, wintering SW California, USA