SPARROWS

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Birds with Bold Links have stamps issued
(C)-Clements; (7)-Roberts 7; (6)-Roberts 6; (H)-Howard & Moore 2


Clements appear to have mixed up the Cape Sparrow and the Grey-headed Sparrow.
  "Mossie" is an Afrikaans colloquial name for a sparrow in South Africa.
The error might have been corrected in later updates

Name

Clements

Roberts
 6 / 7

H & M 2

Scientific

House Sparrow 191.0020 801 / 901 163-23 Passer domesticus
Great Sparrow
Rufous Sparrow (C)
191.0110 802 / 902 163-30 Passer motitensis
Cape Sparrow 191.0120 803 / 903 163-31 Passer melanurus
Northern Grey-headed Sparrow 191.0130 804 / 905 163-34 (1)
(1-3)
Passer griseus
Southern Grey-headed Sparrow 191.0170 804 / 904 163-34 (6)
 (4-7)
Passer diffusus (C) (7)
Passer griseus
Yellow-throated Petronia (C) (7)Yellow-throated Sparrow (6)
South African Rock Sparrow (H)
191.0250 805 / 906 163-46 Petronia supercillaris