A large sparrow with a short, conical bill, an elongated body for a sparrow, and a rather long tail. The overall shape is similar to Northern Cardinal (but with a smaller bill and without the crest).
Slightly larger than a Northern Cardinal, smaller than a Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay.robin-sized
- Both Sexes
- Length: 8.3-9.1 in (21.2-23.1 cm)
- Weight: 1.5-1.9 oz (42.5-54.9 g)
- Wingspan: 10.4-11.6 in (26.5-29.5 cm)