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Merlin Bird ID

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    Vesper Sparrow Identification

    Adult Description

    • Large sparrow.
    • Grayish brown.
    • Streaked chest and back.
    • White eyering.
    • White outer tail feathers.

    Immature Description

    Similar to adult, but without hidden rufous in wing.
    Relative Size

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.1-6.3 in (13-16 cm)
      • Weight: 0.7-1.0 oz (20-28 g)
      • Wingspan: 9.4 in (24 cm)