Brewer's Sparrow

Brewer's Sparrow in wax currant bush
Brewer's Sparrow in Moraine Park.

NPS Photo / Rachel Ames

Size: 5-6”
Description: Dusky gray-brown with a streaked back and nape, grayish underparts, a thin white eye ring, and faint gray stripe over the eye.
Migratory Status: Summer residents of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Habitat: Breed in shrublands and alpine meadows to 10,000 feet.
Diet: Eat mostly insects that they glean from shrubs and on the ground.

Last updated: June 7, 2018

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