Clay-colored Sparrow

Spizella pallida

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

New World Sparrows and Towhees (Passerellida)

Code 4

CCSP

Code 6

SPIPAL

ITIS

HEAD

Clay-colored Sparrow Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Dark reddish brown.
  • Head pattern: Striped, Streaked, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Gray, black and brown streaked.
  • Forehead Color: Gray, black and brown streaked.
  • Nape Color: Gray, black and brown streaked.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Clay-colored Sparrow Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 14 cm (5.5 in)
  • Weight: 11 g (0.4 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Buff
  • Underparts: Dull white with buff wash on breast.
  • Upperparts: Brown with black streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Clay-colored Sparrow Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short flights with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 20 cm (8 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark Brown
  • Leg Color: Pink-gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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