American Tree Sparrow

American tree sparrow
American tree sparrow. Photo by Patrice Bouchard on Unsplash
AppearanceThe American tree sparrow is a small bird about 6″ long. It’s brown with a tan breast and rust-colored crown. They have a single black spot in the center of the chest, a dark upper bill, and a yellow lower bill. Eyes are accented with gray eyebrows. The female looks the same.
DietInsects, seeds.
Feeder FoodBlack-oil sunflower seeds, hulled sunflower seeds, nyjer, cracked corn, and peanut hearts.
HabitatWooded areas, especially on edges.
NestingA cup-shaped nest. They have 1 brood/season, 3-5 gree & white eggs per brood with brown marketing. Incubation is for 12-13 days.
American tree sparrow range map
American tree sparrow range map. Compliments of The Cornell Lab.