Five-striped Sparrow

Amphispiza quinquestriata

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

New World Sparrows and Towhees (Passerellida)

Code 4

FSSP

Code 6

AIMQUI

ITIS

HEAD

Five-striped Sparrow Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Dark brown to brown-black.
  • Head pattern: Striped, Eyering, Malar or malar stripe, Eyebrow
  • Crown Color: Dark gray-brown
  • Forehead Color: Dark gray-brown
  • Nape Color: Dark gray-brown
  • Throat Color: White with black and white stripes on sides.
  • Cere color: Yellow

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BODY

Five-striped Sparrow Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 15 cm (6 in)
  • Weight: 20 g (0.7 oz)
  • Size: Small (5 - 9 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: White with gray sides, flanks and undertail coverts.
  • Upperparts: Dark gray-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Five-striped Sparrow Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Short flights with raidly beatin wings alternating with brief periods of wings pulled to sides.
  • Wingspan Range: 23 cm (9 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Dark Gray, Finely streaked
  • Upper Tail: Dark Brown
  • Under Tail: Dark Brown
  • Leg Color: Pink-gray
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