Merlin Bird Graphic

Merlin Bird ID

Try our free app foriOS | AndroidWeb version coming soon!
Recently Viewed Species

    Pyrrhuloxia Identification

    The Four Keys to ID

    • Size & Shape

      Pyrrhuloxias are stocky, medium-sized songbirds with tall crests and long tails. They have heavy but short seed-cracking bills with a curved culmen, or upper edge.

      Relative Size

      About the size of a Northern Cardinal; larger than a Black-throated Sparrow.

      Relative Sizebetween sparrow and robinbetween sparrow and robin
      Measurements
      • Both Sexes
        • Length: 8.3 in (21 cm)
        • Weight: 0.8-1.5 oz (24-43 g)