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- Medium-sized songbird.
- Gray back.
- Whitish throat and chest.
- Black mask.
- Large head.
- Medium-long tail.
- Stout bill with hook at end.
- Wings black with white patch.
- Tail black with white outer feathers.
Immature DescriptionSimilar to adult, but more brownish, with more distinct barring on chest, and less distinct mask.
Relative Sizebetween sparrow and robin
- Both Sexes
- Length: 9.1-9.4 in (23-24 cm)
- Weight: 2.0-2.8 oz (56-79 g)
- Wingspan: 11.8-13.8 in (30-35 cm)