Family: Passeridae (sparrows, petronias)

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Species indigenous to southern Africa

Passer melanurus (Cape sparrow) 

Passer diffusus (Southern grey-headed sparrow) 

Passer griseus (Northern grey-headed sparrow)

Passer motitensis (Great sparrow) 

Petronia superciliaris (Yellow-throated petronia, Yellow-throated sparrow) 

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

Passer domesticus (House sparrow)

 

 

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