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Brown-capped Rosy-Finch Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A small, compact songbird with a conical bill, relatively short tail, and rather long wings.

    Relative Size

    Larger than an American Goldfinch, smaller than a Mountain Bluebird.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.5-6.3 in (14-16 cm)
      • Weight: 0.8-1.2 oz (23-33 g)
      • Wingspan: 13.0 in (33 cm)