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Sprague's Pipit Identification

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The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A small ground-dwelling songbird with an upright stance, a short, thin bill, and relatively long legs for its size.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Chipping Sparrow, smaller than a White-throated Sparrow. Similar in size to an American Pipit.

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller

    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.9-6.7 in (15-17 cm)
      • Weight: 0.6-0.9 oz (18.2-27 g)