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Bachman's Sparrow Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    On the larger side for a sparrow, the Bachman's Sparrow has a large round bill, a full belly, and a long, rounded tail.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Carolina Chickadee, smaller than an Eastern Towhee.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 4.9-6.0 in (12.4-15.2 cm)
      • Weight: 0.6-0.8 oz (18-22 g)
      • Wingspan: 7.2 in (18.4 cm)