Snow Bunting Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A medium-sized, full-bodied songbird with a small conical bill.

    Relative Size

    Larger than a Dark-eyed Junco, smaller than an American Robin.

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    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 5.9 in (15 cm)
      • Weight: 1.1-1.6 oz (31-46 g)
      • Wingspan: 11.8 in (30 cm)