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Black-throated Sparrow Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A medium-sized sparrow with a large, round head, conical seed-eating bill, and a medium length tail.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, smaller than a Horned Lark.

    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)
      • Wingspan: 7.7 in (19.5 cm)