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Zonotrichia capensis  (P. L. Statius Müller, 1776)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 563779

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): Gorrión chingolo [Spanish]
    Rufous-collared Sparrow [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyEmberizidae  – Emberizid Finches, American Sparrows, Towhees, Buntings, New World Sparrows  
                               GenusZonotrichia Swainson, 1832 – Crowned Sparrows  
                                  SpeciesZonotrichia capensis (P. L. Statius Müller, 1776) – Gorrión chingolo, Rufous-collared Sparrow  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis antillarum (Riley, 1916)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis antofagastae Chapman, 1940  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis arenalensis (Nores, 1986)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis australis (Latham, 1790)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis bonnetiana Stiles, 1995  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis capensis (P. L. Statius Müller, 1776)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis carabayae Chapman, 1940  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis chilensis (Meyen, 1834)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis choraules (Wetmore & J. L. Peters, 1922)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis costaricensis J. A. Allen, 1891  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis huancabambae Chapman, 1940  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis hypoleuca (Todd, 1915)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis illescasensis Koepcke, 1963  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis inaccessibilis Phelps & Phelps Jr, 1955  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis insularis (Ridgway, 1898)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis macconnelli Sharpe, 1900  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis markli Koepcke, 1971  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis matutina (M. H. K. Lichtenstein, 1823)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis novaesi Oren, 1985  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis orestera Wetmore, 1951  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis perezchinchillorum (Phelps Jr & Aveledo, 1984)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis peruviensis (Lesson, 1834)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis pulacayensis (Ménégaux, 1909)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis roraimae (Chapman, 1929)  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis sanborni Hellmayr, 1932  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis septentrionalis Griscom, 1930  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis subtorquata Swainson, 1837  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis tocantinsi Chapman, 1940  
                                     Subspecies Zonotrichia capensis venezuelae Chapman, 1939  

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Zonotrichia capensis    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: AOU Check-List (07-2007), website (version Jul-2007)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: American Ornithologists' Union's "List of the 2,046 Bird Species (With Scientific and English Names) Known From the A.O.U. Check-list Area" (AOU Check-list, 7th edition, updated with Supplements 42-48), maintained at   
  Reference for: Zonotrichia capensis, Rufous-collared Sparrow [English]   
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (   
  Reference for: Gorrión chingolo[Spanish]   
  Source: Gill & Wright (2006) corrigenda/updates - 21-Sep-2007, website (version 1.1)  
  Acquired: 2007   
  Notes: Corrigenda & updates for "BIRDS OF THE WORLD Recommended English Names" available at   
  Reference for: Zonotrichia capensis, Rufous-collared Sparrow [English]   
  Source: IOC World Bird List (v 5.3), website (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: Gill, F., and D. Donsker, eds. 2015. IOC World Bird List (v 5.3). Available at [Accessed 04 September, 2015]   
  Reference for: Zonotrichia capensis, Rufous-collared Sparrow [English]   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2015.02.01, website (version 01-Feb-15)  
  Acquired: 2015   
  Notes: 'Zoonomen Nomenclatural data' maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Zonotrichia capensis   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Birds of the World: Recommended English Names   
  Page(s): ix + 259   
  Publisher: Princeton University Press   
  Publication Place: Princeton, New Jersey, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-691-12827-8   
  Notes: Includes a CD-ROM with the full dataset   
  Reference for: Zonotrichia capensis, Rufous-collared Sparrow [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    Middle America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  






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