Sagebrush Sparrow Images, Facts and Information:
- Sagebrush Sparrows have soft gray heads, light to white underparts with a dark spot on the breasts, brown backs with streaks, white eye rings with a white patch in front of their eyes and a dark stripe on their throats.
- Most Sagebrush Sparrows are migratory but some are year round residents in their range.
- Sagebrush Sparrows are found in the western U.S. and Mexico on sagebrush steppes, shrubsteppe habitats, sagebrush-juniper habitats, dry shrublands, deserts, thickets and grasslands.
- Sagebrush Sparrows eat insects, spiders, seeds, small fruits and some vegetation.
- Sagebrush Sparrows lay 1 to 5 eggs which hatch in 12 to 16 days. The females incubate and they are monogamous.
- A group of sparrows can be called a “flutter”, “ubiquity”, “crew” or a “quarrel” of sparrows.
- Sagebrush Sparrows can live to be more than 9 years of age.
I hope you enjoy viewing my Sagebrush Sparrow photos.
Mia McPherson 2017-09-26T17:18:13+00:00
Title: Sagebrush Sparrow perched on a dead greasewood branch
Location: Antelope Island State Park, Davis County, Utah