Arabian golden sparrow

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Arabian golden sparrow
Passer euchlorus, Petronia flavigula.jpg
An illustration of an Arabian golden sparrow (above) and a yellow-throated petronia (below) by Henrik Grönvold
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Infraorder: Passerida
Superfamily: Passeroidea
Family: Passeridae
Genus: Passer
Species: P. euchlorus
Binomial name
Passer euchlorus
(Bonaparte, 1851)

The Arabian golden sparrow (Passer euchlorus) is a sparrow found in south west Arabia and also the coast of Somalia and Djibouti where it occurs in thorn savannah and scrub habitats. It is sometimes considered as a subspecies of the Sudan golden sparrow (Passer luteus).


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