Black-chinned Sparrow Identification

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  • Size & Shape

    A small, slender sparrow with a round head, a conical bill, and a long tail.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Bushtit, smaller than a Canyon Towhee.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.8 in (14.6 cm)
      • Weight: 0.3-0.5 oz (9-14.8 g)
      • Wingspan: 7.7 in (19.5 cm)