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Merlin Bird ID

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    LeConte's Sparrow Identification

    Adult Description

    • Small, chunky sparrow.
    • Buffy orange face and chest.
    • Black streaks on sides and flanks, and occasionally across chest.
    • White crown stripe.
    • Pinkish brown nape streaked with chestnut.

    Immature Description

    Juvenile similar to adult, but buffier and with less distinct markings.
    Relative Size

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