The Brewer’s Sparrow is typical of the Spizella group of sparrows: dainty and slim, with a long, notched tail, short rounded wings, and a small, sharply conical bill. Its size varies somewhat by region and sex, but overall it is North America’s smallest sparrow.
About the size of a Black-capped Chickadee; noticeably smaller and slimmer than a Song Sparrow.sparrow-sized or smaller
- Both Sexes
- Length: 5.1-5.9 in (13-15 cm)
- Weight: 0.4-0.5 oz (11-14 g)
- Wingspan: 7.1-7.9 in (18-20 cm)