Length: 5.1-5.9 in (13-15 cm)

Lincoln's Sparrows are secretive little birds, but they are not impossible to see; look for it foraging in the mud and reeds at Sweetwater. Lincoln's Sparrows are a medium-sized sparrows with a dainty appearance. They have a rounded belly and head, but the back of its head often looks pointed or crested when it raises its crown feathers. Its tail is relatively short and its conical bill is a bit thinner compared to most other sparrows.