Chestnut-collared Longspur

Calcarius ornatus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Longspurs and Snow Buntings (Calcariidae)

Code 4

CCLO

Code 6

CALORN

ITIS

HEAD

Chestnut-collared Longspur Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Dark brown-black.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Striped, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black with white border.
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Chestnut-brown
  • Throat Color: Buff to pale yellow.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Chesnut-collared Longspur Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15-17 cm (5.75-6.5 in)
  • Weight: 20 g (0.7 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Black
  • Underparts: Varies from black with white belly to red-brown scaled breast, black belly and white undertail coverts.
  • Upperparts: Brown with black, buff and brown streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Chestnut-collared Longspur Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 25-27 cm (10-10.75 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White with black triangle.
  • Under Tail: White with black triangle.
  • Leg Color: Gray
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