A medium-sized sparrow with a moderately long, conical bill, a robust body, and a short tail in which the individual feathers appear spiky at the tips. The general shape is similar to a Song Sparrow, except for the much shorter tail.
Larger than a Common Yellowthroat, smaller than a Song Sparrow.sparrow-sized or smaller
- Both Sexes
- Length: 4.7-5.1 in (12-13 cm)
- Weight: 0.6-0.8 oz (17.1-24.1 g)
- Wingspan: 6.5-7.7 in (16.5-19.5 cm)