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)