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- Medium-sized sparrow-like bird.
- Short, thick, pointed bill.
- Tail white with black "T" (black center and tip).
- Breeding male has black crown and chest, gray belly, and rufous bar in wings.
- Female and winter male grayish brown with dusky streaks on back and sides.
Immature DescriptionSimilar to adult.
Relative Sizebetween sparrow and robin
- Both Sexes
- Length: 5.5-6.3 in (14-16 cm)
- Weight: 0.9-1.0 oz (25-29 g)