LeConte's Sparrow

Ammospiza leconteii

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

New-World-Sparrows-andTowhees-(Passerellidae)

Code 4

LCSP

Code 6

AMMLEC

ITIS

HEAD

LeConte's Sparrow Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Varying shades of brown, from dark brown, to black-brown, to dull black.
  • Head pattern: Striped, Eyering, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black with white central stripe.
  • Forehead Color: Black with white central stripe.
  • Nape Color: Gray with brown streaking.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

LeConte's Sparrow Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 11-13 cm (4.5-5.25 in)
  • Weight: 14 g (0.5 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: White, Brown
  • Underparts: White with dark brown streaked, orange-buff sides and breast.
  • Upperparts: Brown, buff and black streaked.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

LeConte's Sparrow Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates several rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 17-18 cm (6.5-7.25 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark Brown
  • Leg Color: Pink-brown
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