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Italian Sparrow Passer italiae



Family: Passeridae (Sparrows, snowfinches and allies)

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

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 1,010,000 km2

Country endemic: No


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Passer italiae. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/11/2018.