Yellow-spotted petronia

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Yellow-spotted petronia
Yellow-spotted Petronia - Kenya - Africa.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Infraorder: Passerida
Superfamily: Passeroidea
Family: Passeridae
Genus: Petronia
Species: P. pyrgita
Binomial name
Petronia pyrgita
(Heuglin, 1862)
Synonyms

Gymnoris pyrgita

The yellow-spotted petronia (Petronia pyrgita) is a species of bird in the sparrow family Passeridae.

The bird is also named Yellow-spotted Bush-sparrow (Gymnoris pyrgita).[2]

It is common throughout the Sahel and the Horn of Africa. Its natural habitats are dry savannah and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.[3]

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