Length: 5.5 - 6.5"
Summer habitat (Alaska & Northern Canada): Willow and birch thickets, scrubby conifers. Often found near the treeline.
Winter habitat: Weedy fields, hedgerows, farmland, brushy woodland edges, marshes, thickets, residential areas.
Diet: In winter, grass seeds and weed seeds such as goldenrod, aster, and crabgrass. In summer, primarily insects.Song and calls of the American Tree Sparrow
The American Tree Sparrow prefers white millet and sunflower seeds (whole and hulled). They also eat cracked corn, peanut hearts, and nyjer seed.
This bird generally feeds on the ground, but will also come to platform feeders and large hoppers.
American Tree Sparrow
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
The American Tree Sparrow breeds in northern Canada and Alaska.
Winter Map from eBird
Sightings of the American Tree Sparrow Nov-Mar over last 10 years
Christmas Bird Count Map
Historical CBC Map from USGS