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Cassin's Sparrow Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A sturdy songbird, fairly large for a sparrow, with a long, rounded tail, flat forehead, and fairly large, long bill.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Chipping Sparrow, smaller than a Fox Sparrow.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.1-5.9 in (13-15 cm)
      • Weight: 0.6-0.7 oz (16-21 g)
      • Wingspan: 7.9 in (20 cm)