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- Stocky and round headed.
- Thick, rounded, upturned red bill.
- Dark head and back.
- Underparts white.
- Wings rather rounded and broad.
Immature DescriptionJuvenile has short facial plumes, dirty gray throat, and stubby dark bill smaller than but similar in shape to adult's.
Relative Sizebetween sparrow and robin
- Both Sexes
- Length: 9.1-10.2 in (23-26 cm)
- Weight: 8.4-12.2 oz (238-347 g)