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Includes: Timberline Sparrow
 Similar Species
Clay-colored Sparrow: which has a pale stripe on the crown and a grey neck patch
United States, Canada and Central America:
Subspecies taverneri is sometimes considered a separate species Timberline Sparrow
Sagebrush, deserts and weedy fields.
They flock with other sparrow species in the winter.
Ground foragers, the diet consists of insects and seeds.
The clutch consists of 3 to 5 eggs which are laid in a cup nest in low shrubs.
Song is a long varied mix of notes and trills.
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