Italian Sparrow Passer italiae

Family: Passeridae (Old World Sparrows)

Authority: (Vieillot, 1817)

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bce+3bce+4bce

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed a Vulnerable because it is undergoing a rapid decline. The causes of this are uncertain, and further work will be required to ascertain the driver of the decline.

Population size: 4300000-7300000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,100,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Passer italiae. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.