Genus Petronia


Petronia brachydactyla - The Pale Rockfinch or Pale Rock Sparrow is a small sparrow found in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. It is the only living member of the genus Carpospiza. Some authorities include it in the genus Petronia.


Rock Sparrow - It is a rare vagrant north of its breeding range. There is just a single record from Great Britain, at Cley, Norfolk on 14 June 1981.


Chestnut-shouldered Petronia - The Yellow-throated Sparrow or Chestnut-shouldered Petronia is a species of sparrow found in Asia.

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Passeridae
Genus : Petronia