- Medium-sized sparrow-like bird.
- Short, thick, pointed bill.
- Tail white with black triangle in center.
- Breeding male has black crown, chest, and belly, and deep chestnut nape.
- Female and winter male grayish buff, with dusky streaks on back and sides.
Immature DescriptionImmature similar to female.
Relative Sizebetween sparrow and robin
- Both Sexes
- Length: 5.1-6.7 in (13-17 cm)
- Weight: 0.6-0.8 oz (18-23 g)