Rufous-crowned Sparrow

Aimophila ruficeps

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

New World Sparrows and Towhees (Passerellida)

Code 4

RCSP

Code 6

AIMRUP

ITIS

HEAD

Rufous-crowned Sparrow Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Brown or tan.
  • Head pattern: Eyeline, Capped, Eyering, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Red-brown
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Rufous-crowned Sparrow Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15 cm (6 in)
  • Weight: 20 g (0.7 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Gray
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown with red-brown streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked, Mottled
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Rufous-crowned Sparrow Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short flights., Alternates several rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 23 cm (9 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded 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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