Savannah Sparrow

Passerculus sandwichensis

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

New World Sparrows and Towhees (Passerellida)

Code 4

SAVS

Code 6

PASSAN

ITIS

HEAD

Savannah Sparrow Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Dark brown, independent of sex or age.
  • Head pattern: Streaked, Malar or malar stripe, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Gray-brown with dark brown streaking.
  • Forehead Color: Gray-brown with dark brown streaking.
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown with dark brown streaking.
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Savannah Sparrow Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 13-16 cm (5.25-6.25 in)
  • Weight: 23 g (0.8 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Buff to white with brown streaking.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown with dark brown streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Striped or streaked

FLIGHT

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  • Flight Pattern: Alternates several rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 20-24 cm (8-9.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Notched Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark Brown
  • Leg Color: Pink
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