Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Old World Sparrows :: Russet Sparrow

Russet Sparrow Passer rutilans

Described by: Temminck (1835)
Alternate common name(s): Cinnamon Sparrow, Ruddy Sparrow
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Pahalgam, Jammu and Kashmir, India - Date unknown © Dr. Bakshi Jehangir  Kufri, Himanchal Pradesh, India - May 24, 2007 © Jugal Tiwari 
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(1) Ne. Afghanistan to Himalayas of n. Pakistan, nw. India, and se. Tibet.
(2) Ne. India (Assam), c. and s. China (Szechwan), n. Burma, n. Laos, and n. Vietnam.
(3) E. China, Taiwan, Korea, ex. se. Siberia, s. Kuril Is., and n. Japan.


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


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