Dickcissel

Spiza americana

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Cardinals & Piranga Tanagers (Cardinalidae)

Code 4

DICK

Code 6

SPIAME

ITIS

HEAD

Dickcissel Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Yellow and gray.
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown
  • Throat Color: White with black extending onto breast.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Dickcissel Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15-18 cm (6-7 in)
  • Weight: 28 g (1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Yellow breast with white belly and sides.
  • Upperparts: Brown with black streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Dickcissel Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Rapidly beating wings.
  • Wingspan Range: 23-28 cm (9-11 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray-brown
  • Under Tail: Gray-brown
  • Leg Color: Black
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