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.
About the size of a Northern Cardinal; larger than a Black-throated Sparrow.between sparrow and robin
- Both Sexes
- Length: 8.3 in (21 cm)
- Weight: 0.8-1.5 oz (24-43 g)