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Merlin Bird ID

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    Botteri's Sparrow Identification

    Adult Description

    • Medium-sized sparrow.
    • Very plain overall.
    • Plain buff-gray breast and sides.
    • Streaked blackish gray or brownish gray upperparts.

    Immature Description

    Juvenile similar to adult, but with dark streaks on chest and back.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.9-6.7 in (15-17 cm)
      • Weight: 0.6-0.9 oz (17-26 g)
      • Wingspan: 8.7 in (22 cm)