Description: Streaked brown and black overall with white stripes on the head, and a pale pink or yellow bill. Juveniles have brown instead of black markings on the head.
Migratory Status: Summer residents of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Habitat: Breed in riparian willow shrublands, bushy meadows and krummholz to 12,000 feet.
Diet: Eat mostly seeds and some insects that they glean by scratching on the ground.
Last updated: June 8, 2018