Seaside Sparrow Identification

Adult Description

  • Small, stocky songbird.
  • Dark, olive-gray all over.
  • Yellow spot in front of eyes.
  • White throat.
  • Black whisker mark.
  • No wingbars.

Immature Description

Breast, sides, and flanks buffy, variably streaked with dusky; belly white.
Relative Size

Relative Sizesparrow or smallersparrow-sized or smaller
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 5.1-5.9 in (13-15 cm)
    • Weight: 0.7-1.0 oz (19-29 g)
    • Wingspan: 7.1-7.9 in (18-20 cm)