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Identify and Report Dead Birds > Sparrows

Sparrows

 

Song Sparrow

  • LENGTH: 5.5 in.
  • Brown streak through eye
  • Brown and gray face
  • Thick, brown, lateral throat stripe
  • White throat
  • Conical bill
  • Breast streaked with spots
  • Belly pale white
  • Brown to rusty wings and tail
 

House Sparrow (Male)

  • LENGTH: 4.25 in.
  • Black throat
  • Gray crown and body
  • Brown, streaked wings
  • White patch on wing
  • Thick, conical bill
  • Pink legs and feet
 

House Sparrow (Female)

  • LENGTH: 4.25 in.
  • Gray throat, head, breast, and belly
  • Gray-brown crown
  • Brown streaked wings
  • White patch on wing
  • Thick, conical bill
  • Pink legs and feet
 

Golden - Crowned Sparrow

  • LENGTH: 6.25 in.
  • Yellow crown with broad black stripes
  • Long, brown tail
  • Dark, conical bill with pale lower mandible
  • Gray face and breast
  • Tan back with dark streaks
  • Brown wings with white bars
 

White - Crowned Sparrow

  • LENGTH: 5.75 in.
  • Adults have black and white head stripes
  • Yellow to pink bill
  • Dark, conical bill with pale lower mandible
  • Tan back with dark streaks
  • Brown wings with white bars
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