Song Sparrow

Song Sparrow at Sprague Lake.
Song Sparrow at Sprague Lake.

NPS Photo / Rachel Ames

Size: 4.5-6.5”
Description: Streaked reddish brown overall with a white chest and flanks. The head is a mix of red-brown, slate gray and some white.
Migratory Status: Late spring and summer residents of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Habitat: Live in riparian shrublands and marshes to 9,000 feet.
Diet: Eat all types of insects and seeds that they forage from the ground and low bushes.

Last updated: June 8, 2018

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