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Ground-sparrow
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Rufous-necked Snowfinch
Scientific classification Red Pencil Icon
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Family: Passeridae
Genus: Pyrgilauda
Bonaparte, 1850
Species
Synonyms

Montifringilla

Ground-sparrows, Pyrgilauda is a genus of sparrows in the Passeridae family.

Taxonomy

Species

Behaviour

Pyrgilauda has adapted to the high-altitude steppe, while the Montifringilla have adapted to the high rocky mountain country.[1]

References

  1. ^ Summers-Smith, D. & Bonan, A. (2016). Old World Sparrows (Passeridae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from http://www.hbw.com/node/52371 on 15 July 2016).

External links

Eurasian Spoonbill This article is part of Project Bird Genera, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each genus, including made-up genera.
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