Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Sparrows :: Great Rufous Sparrow

Great Rufous Sparrow Passer motitensis

Described by: Smith (1836)
Alternate common name(s): Great Rufous-sparrow, Rufous Sparrow, Southern Rufous-sparrow, Namibia Sparrow, Great Sparrow
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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(1) S. Angola s. to the Orange River and Namibia.
(2) Botswana and ne. South Africa (Transvaal and n. Cape Province).
(3) Sw. Zimbabwe to South Africa (n. Orange Free State and nw. Swaziland).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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