Verdin

Auriparus flaviceps

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Verdins (Remizidae)

Code 4

VERD

Code 6

AURFLA

ITIS

HEAD

Verdin Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to black.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Masked, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Yellow
  • Forehead Color: Yellow
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: Yellow
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Verdin Breeding Male Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 9-11 cm (3.5-4.5 in)
  • Weight: 6 g (0.2 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: White with gray wash.
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Verdin Breeding Male Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Somewhat weak fluttering flight with several fast shallow wing strokes followed by wings pulled in to sides, repeated. Flights often short duration, bush to bush.
  • Wingspan Range: 17-18 cm (6.5-7 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: White with gray wash.
  • Leg Color: Black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X