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Passerculus sandwichensis  (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 179314

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Ammodramus sandwichensis (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)
  Common Name(s): Chingolo sabanero [Spanish]
    tico-tico-dos-prados [Portuguese]
    Savannah Sparrow [English]
    Gorrión sabanero [Spanish]
    bruant des prés [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyPasserellidae  – New World sparrows, American sparrows, towhees  
                               GenusPasserculus Bonaparte, 1838 – Savannah Sparrows  
                                  SpeciesPasserculus sandwichensis (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) – Chingolo sabanero, tico-tico-dos-prados, Savannah Sparrow, Gorrión sabanero, bruant des prés  
    Direct Children:  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis alaudinus Bonaparte, 1853  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis anthinus Bonaparte, 1853  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis anulus Huey, 1930  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis atratus Van Rossem, 1930  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis beldingi Ridgway, 1885  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis brooksi Bishop, 1915 – Dwarf Savannah Sparrow 
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis brunnescens (A. W. Butler, 1888)  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis guttatus Lawrence, 1867  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis labradorius Howe, 1901  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis magdalenae Van Rossem, 1947  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis nevadensis Grinnell, 1910  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis princeps Maynard, 1872 – Ipswich Sparrow 
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis rostratus (Cassin, 1852) – Large-billed Sparrow 
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis sanctorum Coues, 1884  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis sandwichensis (J. F. Gmelin, 1789) – Aleutian Savannah Sparrow 
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis savanna (A. Wilson, 1811)  
                                     SubspeciesPasserculus sandwichensis wetmorei Van Rossem, 1938  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.   
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks   
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Savannah Sparrow[English], bruant des prés [French]   
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2007), website (version Jul-2007)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "List of the 2,046 Bird Species (With Scientific and English Names) Known From the A.O.U. Check-list Area" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-48), maintained at   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis, Savannah Sparrow [English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Gorrión sabanero[Spanish]   
  Source: eBird/Clements Checklist (2021), database (version 2021)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis   
  Source: Gill & Wright (2006) corrigenda/updates - 21-Sep-2007, website (version 1.1)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: Corrigenda & updates for "BIRDS OF THE WORLD Recommended English Names" available at   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis, Savannah Sparrow [English]   
  Source: HBW and BirdLife Int. v.5 (2020), database (version 5)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: HBW and BirdLife International (2020) Handbook of the Birds of the World and BirdLife International digital checklist of the birds of the world. Version 5. Available at:   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.3), website (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.3). Available at [Accessed 04 September, 2015]   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis, Savannah Sparrow [English]   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (version 12.1), website (version 12.1)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Gill, F., D. Donsker, and P. Rasmussen, eds. 2022. IOC World Bird List (v 12.1). doi: 10.14344/IOC.ML.12.1. Available at [Accessed 21 Jan, 2022]   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis, Savannah Sparrow [English], bruant des prés [French], tico-tico-dos-prados [Portuguese], Chingolo sabanero [Spanish]   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2015.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-15)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: 'Zoonomen Nomenclatural data' maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner   
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dickinson, E. C., and L. Christidis, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Howard and Moore Complete Checklist of the Birds of the World, 4th Edition, Vol. 2 Passerines   
  Page(s): lii + 752   
  Publisher: Aves Press   
  Publication Place: Eastbourne, UK   
  ISBN/ISSN: 9780956861122   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis, Savannah Sparrow [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright   
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis, Savannah Sparrow [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Rising, James D.   
  Publication Date: 2007   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 4: Named subspecies and their significance in contemporary ornithology   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Ornithological Monographs, no. 63   
  Page(s): 45-54   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0078-6594   
  Reference for: Passerculus sandwichensis, Savannah Sparrow [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Alaska, Native  
    Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
    Hawaii, Incidental  
    Mexico, Native  






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