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Category:Passerellidae - BirdForum Opus

Family: Passerellidae


New World Buntings and Sparrows. A large family of passerine birds. They are seed-eaters, as evidenced by possessing relatively large, strong bills. Many members are known as Sparrows, however the North American Sparrows are not closely related to the Old World Sparrows, which are in family Passeridae.


Passerellidae is a family in family in the Order Passeriformes.
All genera were formerly included in the family Emberizidae.

Family Passerellidae viewedit

Genus Oreothraupis viewedit
O. arremonops Tanager Finch

Genus Chlorospingus viewedit
C. flavigularis Yellow-throated Chlorospingus
C. parvirostris Short-billed Chlorospingus
C. canigularis Ashy-throated Chlorospingus
C. pileatus Sooty-capped Chlorospingus
C. flavopectus Common Chlorospingus
C. tacarcunae Tacarcuna Chlorospingus
C. inornatus Pirre Chlorospingus
C. semifuscus Dusky Chlorospingus

Genus Rhynchospiza viewedit
R. stolzmanni Tumbes Sparrow
R. dabbenei Yungas Sparrow
R. strigiceps Chaco Sparrow

Genus Peucaea viewedit
P. carpalis Rufous-winged Sparrow
P. sumichrasti Cinnamon-tailed Sparrow
P. ruficauda Stripe-headed Sparrow
P. humeralis Black-chested Sparrow
P. mystacalis Bridled Sparrow
P. botterii Botteri's Sparrow
P. cassinii Cassin's Sparrow
P. aestivalis Bachman's Sparrow

Genus Ammodramus viewedit
A. savannarum Grasshopper Sparrow
A. humeralis Grassland Sparrow
A. aurifrons Yellow-browed Sparrow

Genus Arremonops viewedit
A. rufivirgatus Olive Sparrow
A. chloronotus Green-backed Sparrow
A. conirostris Black-striped Sparrow
A. tocuyensis Tocuyo Sparrow

Genus Spizella viewedit
S. passerina Chipping Sparrow
S. pallida Clay-colored Sparrow
S. atrogularis Black-chinned Sparrow
S. pusilla Field Sparrow
S. breweri Brewer's Sparrow
S. wortheni Worthen's Sparrow

Genus Amphispizopsis viewedit
A. quinquestriata Five-striped Sparrow

Genus Amphispiza viewedit
A. bilineata Black-throated Sparrow

Genus Chondestes viewedit
C. grammacus Lark Sparrow

Genus Calamospiza viewedit
C. melanocorys Lark Bunting

Genus Arremon viewedit
A. costaricensis Costa Rican Brushfinch
A. basilicus Sierra Nevada Brushfinch
A. perijanus Perija Brushfinch
A. atricapillus Black-headed Brushfinch
A. phaeopleurus Caracas Brushfinch
A. phygas Paria Brushfinch
A. assimilis Gray-browed Brushfinch
A. torquatus White-browed Brushfinch
A. aurantiirostris Orange-billed Sparrow
A. abeillei Black-capped Sparrow
A. schlegeli Golden-winged Sparrow
A. taciturnus Pectoral Sparrow
A. franciscanus Sao Francisco Sparrow
A. semitorquatus Half-collared Sparrow
A. dorbignii Moss-backed Sparrow
A. flavirostris Saffron-billed Sparrow
A. virenticeps Green-striped Brushfinch
A. brunneinucha Chestnut-capped Brushfinch
A. crassirostris Sooty-faced Finch
A. castaneiceps Olive Finch

Genus Spizelloides viewedit
S. arborea American Tree Sparrow

Genus Passerella viewedit
P. iliaca Fox Sparrow

Genus Junco viewedit
J. hyemalis Dark-eyed Junco
J. insularis Guadalupe Junco
J. phaeonotus Yellow-eyed Junco
J. bairdi Baird's Junco
J. vulcani Volcano Junco

Genus Zonotrichia viewedit
Z. capensis Rufous-collared Sparrow
Z. leucophrys White-crowned Sparrow
Z. atricapilla Golden-crowned Sparrow
Z. querula Harris's Sparrow
Z. albicollis White-throated Sparrow

Genus Artemisiospiza viewedit
A. nevadensis Sagebrush Sparrow
A. belli Bell's Sparrow

Genus Oriturus viewedit
O. superciliosus Striped Sparrow

Genus Pooecetes viewedit
P. gramineus Vesper Sparrow

Genus Ammospiza viewedit
A. leconteii LeConte's Sparrow
A. maritima Seaside Sparrow
A. nelsoni Nelson's Sparrow
A. caudacuta Saltmarsh Sparrow

Genus Passerculus viewedit
P. sandwichensis Savannah Sparrow

Genus Centronyx viewedit
C. bairdii Baird's Sparrow
C. henslowii Henslow's Sparrow

Genus Xenospiza viewedit
X. baileyi Sierra Madre Sparrow

Genus Melospiza viewedit
M. melodia Song Sparrow
M. lincolnii Lincoln's Sparrow
M. georgiana Swamp Sparrow

Genus Pezopetes viewedit
P. capitalis Large-footed Finch

Genus Torreornis viewedit
T. inexpectata Zapata Sparrow

Genus Melozone viewedit
M. kieneri Rusty-crowned Ground Sparrow
M. fusca Canyon Towhee
M. albicollis White-throated Towhee
M. aberti Abert's Towhee
M. crissalis California Towhee
M. leucotis White-eared Ground Sparrow
M. biarcuata Prevost's Ground Sparrow
M. cabanisi Cabanis's Ground Sparrow

Genus Aimophila viewedit
A. rufescens Rusty Sparrow
A. ruficeps Rufous-crowned Sparrow
A. notosticta Oaxaca Sparrow

Genus Pipilo viewedit
P. chlorurus Green-tailed Towhee
P. maculatus Spotted Towhee
P. erythrophthalmus Eastern Towhee
P. ocai Collared Towhee

Genus Atlapetes viewedit
A. pileatus Rufous-capped Brushfinch
A. albinucha White-naped Brushfinch
A. tibialis Yellow-thighed Brushfinch
A. luteoviridis Yellow-green Brushfinch
A. albofrenatus Moustached Brushfinch
A. personatus Tepui Brushfinch
A. melanocephalus Santa Marta Brushfinch
A. semirufus Ochre-breasted Brushfinch
A. flaviceps Yellow-headed Brushfinch
A. fuscoolivaceus Dusky-headed Brushfinch
A. leucopis White-rimmed Brushfinch
A. albiceps White-headed Brushfinch
A. rufigenis Rufous-eared Brushfinch
A. tricolor Tricolored Brushfinch
A. schistaceus Slaty Brushfinch
A. pallidinucha Pale-naped Brushfinch
A. blancae Antioquia Brushfinch
A. latinuchus Yellow-breasted Brushfinch
A. leucopterus White-winged Brushfinch
A. pallidiceps Pale-headed Brushfinch
A. seebohmi Bay-crowned Brushfinch
A. nationi Rusty-bellied Brushfinch
A. forbesi Apurimac Brushfinch
A. melanopsis Black-spectacled Brushfinch
A. terborghi Vilcabamba Brushfinch
A. canigenis Cuzco Brushfinch
A. melanolaemus Black-faced Brushfinch
A. rufinucha Bolivian Brushfinch
A. fulviceps Fulvous-headed Brushfinch
A. citrinellus Yellow-striped Brushfinch