- Medium-sized sparrow-like bird.
- Short, thick, pointed bill.
- White outer tail feathers.
- Rufous patch in wings.
- Streaked sides.
- Smudge on breast.
- Breeding male with black face and chest, yellowish eyestripe, and rufous nape.
Immature DescriptionSimilar to adult.
Relative Sizebetween sparrow and robin
- Both Sexes
- Length: 5.9-6.3 in (15-16 cm)
- Weight: 0.8-1.2 oz (22.3-33.1 g)
- Wingspan: 8.7-11.4 in (22-29 cm)