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Sudan Golden Sparrow Passer luteus



Taxonomy

Taxonomic note

Taxonomic source(s)
AERC TAC. 2003. AERC TAC Checklist of bird taxa occurring in Western Palearctic region, 15th Draft. Available at: #http://www.aerc.eu/DOCS/Bird_taxa_of _the_WP15.xls#.
AERC TAC. 2003. AERC TAC Checklist of bird taxa occurring in Western Palearctic region, 15th Draft. Available at: #http://www.aerc.eu/DOCS/Bird_taxa_of _the_WP15.xls#.
Cramp, S. and Perrins, C.M. 1977-1994. Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The birds of the western Palearctic. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
Cramp, S.; Perrins, C. M. 1977-1994. Handbook of the birds of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The birds of the western Palearctic. Oxford University Press, Oxford.
del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A., Fishpool, L.D.C., Boesman, P. and Kirwan, G.M. 2016. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 2: Passerines. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

IUCN Red list criteria met and history
Red List criteria met
Critically Endangered Endangered Vulnerable
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Red List history
Year Category Criteria
2016 Least Concern
2012 Least Concern
2009 Least Concern
2008 Least Concern
2004 Least Concern
2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern
1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern
Species attributes

Migratory status nomadic Forest dependency Does not normally occur in forest
Land mass type Average mass -
Extent of occurrence (EOO)

Estimate Data quality
Extent of Occurrence breeding/resident (km2) 5,450,000 medium
Number of locations -
Fragmentation -
Population and trend
Estimate Data quality Derivation Year of estimate
No. of mature individuals unknown not applicable not applicable 0
Population trend Stable suspected -
Decline (3 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (5 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/1 generation past) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation future) - - -
Decline (10 years/3 generation past and future) - - -
Number of subpopulations - - -
Largest subpopulations - - -
Generation length (yrs) 5.8 - - -

Population justification: The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common to abundant (Clement 1999).

Trend justification: The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.


Country/territory distribution
Country/Territory Occurrence status Presence Resident Breeding Non-breeding Passage
Burkina Faso N Extant
Cameroon N Extant
Chad N Extant
Egypt N Extant
Eritrea N Extant
Ethiopia N Extant
Gambia N Extant
Mali N Extant
Mauritania N Extant
Niger N Extant
Nigeria N Extant
Senegal N Extant
South Sudan N Extant Yes
Sudan N Extant

Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA)
Country/Territory IBA Name
Burkina Faso Béli River
Burkina Faso Lake Oursi - Lake Darkoye
Cameroon Kalamaloué National Park
Cameroon Waza National Park
Chad Fada Archei
Chad Lake Chad
Chad Ouadi Rimé - Ouadi Achim
Eritrea Massawa coast
Mali Ag Oua - Ag Arbech
Mali Falaise de Bandiagara
Mali Lac Débo - Lac Oualado Débo
Mali Lac Fati
Mali Tombouctou
Mauritania Aftout es Sâheli
Mauritania Diawling National Park
Mauritania Wad Initi
Niger 'W' National Park
Niger Dallol Boboye
Niger Dilia de Lagané
Niger Makalondi district
Niger NNR Aïr - Ténéré
Nigeria Chad Basin National Park: Chingurmi - Duguma Sector
Nigeria Hadejia-Nguru wetlands
Nigeria Sambisa Game Reserve
Senegal Djoudj wetlands
Senegal Ferlo North
Senegal Ferlo South
Senegal Guembeul Avifaunal Reserve and St Louis lagoons
Senegal Lac de Guiers
Senegal Ndiaël basin (including the Trois Marigots)
Senegal River Sénégal (Ntiagar to Richard-Toll)
Sudan Um Badr lake

Habitats & altitude
Habitat (level 1) Habitat (level 2) Importance Occurrence
Artificial/Aquatic & Marine Artificial/Aquatic - Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels) suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable Land suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Rural Gardens suitable resident
Artificial/Terrestrial Urban Areas suitable resident
Grassland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Savanna Dry suitable resident
Shrubland Subtropical/Tropical Dry suitable resident
Altitude   Occasional altitudinal limits  

Utilisation
Purpose Primary form used Life stage used Source Scale Level Timing
Pets Whole Adults and juveniles Wild International Non-trivial Recent

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Passer luteus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/11/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/11/2017.