plain-backed sparrow, olive-backed sparrow, pegu sparrow (Passer flaveolus)
Description Plain-backed Sparrow - Thailand_S4E6685
Date 18 February 2013, 09:28
Source Plain-backed Sparrow - Thailand_S4E6685 https://www.flickr.com/photos/francesco_veronesi/22638588530/
Author Francesco Veronesi from Italy https://www.flickr.com/people/30818542@N04
The plain-backed sparrow (Passer flaveolus), also called the Pegu sparrow or olive-backed sparrow, is a sparrow found in the Asian countries of Burma, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Malaysia. The phylogeny of the sparrows has been studied by Arnaiz-Villena et al. Nuclear mitochondrial DNA pseudogenes were found in these sparrows. Order: Passeriformes, Suborder: Passeri, Infraorder: Passerida, Superfamily: Passeroidea, Family: Passeridae, Synonyms: Passer jugiferus, Passer assimilis.