Eurasian Tree Sparrow Identification

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Adult Description

  • Small, stocky songbird.
  • Bill thick.
  • Legs short.
  • Chest unstreaked.
  • Wingbars.
  • Black throat and ear patch.
  • White cheeks.
  • Rufous crown.

Immature Description

Juvenile duller with grayish patch in center of crown blending into reddish brown at sides of crown, and indistinct dark ear-patch.
Relative Size

Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 5.5-5.9 in (14-15 cm)
    • Weight: 0.6-1.0 oz (18-28 g)
    • Wingspan: 7.9-8.7 in (20-22 cm)