Atlantic populations are paler with blurry streaks on the flanks.© Davey Walters | Macaulay LibraryMassachusetts, October 10, 2015
- Small, stocky songbird.
- Orange-yellow face.
- Gray ear patch.
- Smudgy streaks on breast and flanks.
- Short, rounded tail with pointed tail feathers.
Immature DescriptionJuvenile orangish all over, with a few black streaks on sides of chest.
Relative Sizesparrow-sized or smaller
- Both Sexes
- Length: 4.3-5.1 in (11-13 cm)
- Weight: 0.6-0.7 oz (17-21 g)
- Wingspan: 6.5-7.9 in (16.5-20 cm)
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