Lark Sparrow

Chondestes grammacus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

New World Sparrows and Towhees (Passerellida)

Code 4

LASP

Code 6

CHOGRA

ITIS

HEAD

Lark Sparrow Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Brown, red-brown, or sepia.
  • Head pattern: Striped, Unique pattern, Malar or malar stripe
  • Crown Color: Gray, black and red-brown striped.
  • Forehead Color: Gray, black and red-brown striped.
  • Nape Color: Gray, black and red-brown striped.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Lark Sparrow Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15-17 cm (5.75-6.75 in)
  • Weight: 28 g (1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Buff
  • Underparts: Buff with dark brown breast spot.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown with black streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Lark Sparrow Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Fluttering wing beats., Alternates several rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 27-28 cm (10.5-11 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: White edging
  • Upper Tail: Black with white edging.
  • Under Tail: Black with white edging.
  • Leg Color: Pink-red
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