Smith's Longspur

Calcarius pictus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Longspurs and Snow Buntings (Calcariidae)

Code 4

SMLO

Code 6

CALPIC

ITIS

HEAD

Smith's Longspur Head Illustration.jpg
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Brown.
  • Head pattern: Capped, Unique pattern, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Yellow-brown
  • Throat Color: Yellow-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Smith's Longspur Body Illustration.jpg
  • Length Range: 15-17 cm (5.75-6.5 in)
  • Weight: 28 g (1 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Buff
  • Underparts: Yellow-brown with faint brown streaking.
  • Upperparts: Yellow-brown with dark brown streaking.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Smith's Longspur Flight Illustration.jpg
  • Flight Pattern: Alternates several rapid wing beats with wings pulled to sides., Swift erratic zigzag flight when flushed.
  • Wingspan Range: 25-28 cm (10-11 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Black with white outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: Black with white outer feathers.
  • Leg Color: Yellow-brown
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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