Chipping Sparrow

Spizella passerina

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

New World Sparrows and Towhees (Passerellida)

Code 4

CHSP

Code 6

SPIPAS

ITIS

HEAD

Chipping Sparrow Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Dusky brown in all ages and sexes.
  • Head pattern: Eyeline, Capped, Striped, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Red-brown
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Chipping Sparrow Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 14 cm (5.5 in)
  • Weight: 11 g (0.4 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Gray
  • Upperparts: Brown with black streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Chipping Sparrow Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short flights with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 20-23 cm (8-9 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark Brown
  • Leg Color: Pink-orange
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