Length: 5 - 5.75"
Habitat: Woodland edges, overgrown fields, brushy burned-over areas, other open areas with scattered shrubs or small trees.
Diet: Weed seeds, grass seeds, insects, spiders.
By Jim Hudgins/USFWS
(Image credit: USGS)
Range in New England
In this region, the Field Sparrow breeds in far southern Maine, in New Hampshire, and in Vermont.
In New England, this sparrow is found during the winter in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.
Winter Map from eBird
Sightings of the Field Sparrow during Dec-Feb over the past 10 years (2009-2019)