Sparrow, Petronia, Weaver, Malimbe, Quelea, Fody, Bishop, Widowbird, Junco, Towhee
Sparrows originated in the Old World, but many species have spread worldwide. House Sparrows probably have the widest distribution of any land bird.
Buntings and American Sparrows are only distantly related to Old World sparrows.
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