Merlin

Baird's Sparrow Identification

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Adult Description

  • Small sparrow.
  • Brown and streaked.
  • Yellow-brown face with subtle black markings.
  • Broad ochre central crown stripe.
  • Narrow band of streaks across chest.

Immature Description

Similar to adult, but more heavily streaked.
Relative Size

Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 4.7-5.5 in (12-14 cm)
    • Weight: 0.5-0.8 oz (15-21.5 g)
    • Wingspan: 8.7-9.1 in (22-23 cm)