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Yellow-throated Sparrow (previously known as Chestnut-shouldered Petronia)
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Genus: Gymnoris


Includes four species of Bush Sparrows.
They have a slender and slightly forked tail (square in Petronia) and a pointed and slender bill (heavy and conical in Petronia). They are also more arboreal than Rock Sparrow.


Gymnoris is a genus in the family Passeridae.
Members of this genus are sometimes placed in genus Petronia

Genus Gymnoris viewedit
G. pyrgita Yellow-spotted Bush Sparrow
G. xanthocollis Yellow-throated Sparrow
G. superciliaris Yellow-throated Bush Sparrow
G. dentata Sahel Bush Sparrow


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements Checklist of Birds of the World: v2019. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2009. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 14: Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553507

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Pages in category ‘Gymnoris’

The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.