Sudan Golden Sparrow

(Passer luteus)

FUN FACT

The Sudan Golden Sparrow's species name, luteus, means "saffron yellow" in Latin.

Distribution

Sub-Saharan Africa.

Habitat

Dry, open savanna and semi-desert.

Diet

Seeds, and some insects when feeding young.

Breeding

Status

Not Under Threat (Least Concern)

At the Aviary

See the Sudan Golden Sparrow in our Grasslands exhibit.