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13cm. Greyish sandy, with dark brown streaks, from above, while the belly is white, sparsely and indistinctly dark-streaked on the sides. Supercilium and cheeks are white. Shortish black and white tail. Sexes alike.
Diet includes weed, seeds and insects.
Nesting Season: February to May. Nest: A cup like depression in the ground at the base of a shrub, lined with grass, hair, etc. Eggs: 3, sometimes 2. Yellowish or greyish white, freckled with brown. Both sexes share domestic chores.