LeConte's Sparrow Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A small and chunky sparrow with a large, flat head and a relatively large bill. It has a short tail and very short, rounded wings.

    Relative Size

    Smaller than a Song Sparrow. About the size of a Marsh Wren.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 4.7-5.1 in (12-13 cm)
      • Weight: 0.4-0.6 oz (12-16.3 g)
      • Wingspan: 6.3-7.1 in (16-18 cm)