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Merlin Bird ID

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    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
      • 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)