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Merlin Bird ID

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    Black-throated Sparrow Identification

    Adult Description

    • Black throat.
    • Gray body.
    • White face stripes.
    • White tips to outer tail feathers.

    Immature Description

    Juvenile similar, without black throat, but with dusky streaks and spots across chest.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 4.7-5.5 in (12-14 cm)
      • Weight: 0.4-0.5 oz (11-15 g)