White-throated Sparrow Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    The White-throated Sparrow is a large, full-bodied sparrow with a fairly prominent bill, rounded head, long legs, and long, narrow tail.

    Relative Size

    Slightly larger than a Song Sparrow

    Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 6.3-7.1 in (16-18 cm)
      • Weight: 0.8-1.1 oz (22-32 g)
      • Wingspan: 7.9-9.1 in (20-23 cm)