Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Sparrows :: Eurasian Tree Sparrow

Eurasian Tree Sparrow Passer montanus

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Tree Sparrow, European Tree Sparrow
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan - Mar 21, 2005 © William Hull  Itoh Crane Center, Tsuruimura, Hokkaido, Japan - Nov 17, 2002 © William Hull  Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan - Mar 21, 2005 © William Hull  Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan - Mar 21, 2005 © William Hull  Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture, Japan - Jul 5, 2005 © William Hull 
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(1) Europe from the British Isles and s. Scandinavia e. across n. Russia to nw. Siberia and the Sea Okhotsk, and s. to the Mediterranean region and rarely nw. Africa (Morocco), nc. Turkey, and sw. Syria.
(2) Transcaucasia and n. Iran.
(3) C. Asia and ne. Mongolia.
(4) China (ne. Tsinghai and Kansu).
(5) N., c. and e. China.
(6) Ne. Iran, Afghanistan, n. Pakistan and China (Sinkiang and Manchuria).
(7) N. Himalayas, s. Tibet and nw. China.
(8) Sakhalin Is., s. Kuril Is., s. Korea, Japan, Ryukyu Is. and Taiwan.
(9) Nepal, ne. India (ne. Assam), Bangladesh, and nw. Burma.
(10) S. Himalayas, Burma, Thailand, Indochina, Malaysia, Sumatra including the Bangka Archipelago, the Riau Archipelago, Java, and Bali.
Introduced to the Canary Is., Pescadores Is., Borneo, Sulawesi, Philippines, Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Flores, Sumba), s. Moluccas (Buru, Ambon), se. Australia (c. Victoria to sc. New South Wales), Mariana and Marshall Is., c. United States (ec. Missouri and w. Illinois) and Bermuda.


Izumi, Kagoshima-ken, Japan - Feb 10, 2002 Source: William Hull
Description: Bird is feeding on the ground.


Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Hong Kong Birdwatching Society
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Biological Research Information Center, BRIC of Korea
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


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


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