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Rock Petronia Petronia petronia

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Rock Sparrow, Eurasian Rock-sparrow, European Rock-sparrow, Streaked Rock-sparrow
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Notre-Dame-de-Londres, Herault, Languedoc-Roussillon, France - May 12, 2002 © Pascal Dubois  Oukaïmeden, Morocco - Mar 18, 2004 © Alain Fossé  Oukaïmeden, Morocco - Mar 18, 2004 © Alain Fossé  Fontevraud-l’Abbaye, Maine-et-Loire, Pays de La Loire, France - Jun 18, 2004 © Alain Fossé 
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(1) S. Europe in Portugal and Spain, c. and s. Italy, and nw. Africa (Morocco including Madeira and the Canary Is.) to the Balkans, s. Russia n. to se. Ukraine, and Turkey.
(2) N. Africa (Morocco, Algeria, and nw. Libya).
(3) S. Syria and Israel.
(4) Caucausus, Iraq and Iran.
(5) N. Caspian Sea region and Aral Sea, n. Iran, Pakistan and s. Kazakhstan.
(6) S. Siberia, Mongolia, w. and c. China.


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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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