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Merlin Bird ID

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    Henslow's Sparrow Identification

    Adult Description

    • Small songbird.
    • Mostly brownish, with sparsely streaked breast.
    • Large head.
    • Short tail.

    Immature Description

    Juvenile similar to adult, but with more indistinct markings on head and without streaking across chest.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 4.3-5.1 in (11-13 cm)
      • Weight: 0.3-0.5 oz (10-15 g)
      • Wingspan: 7.9 in (20 cm)