Lark Bunting Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A heavyset sparrow with a very large, conical bill, and a compact, robust body. The bill and overall shape are reminiscent of a grosbeak or bunting.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Song Sparrow, slightly smaller than a Fox Sparrow.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.5-7.1 in (14-18 cm)
      • Weight: 1.3-1.5 oz (35.3-41.3 g)
      • Wingspan: 9.8-11.0 in (25-28 cm)