Length: 7.5 - 9"
Habitat: Forest edges; thickets; shrubby swamps; residential areas with dense shrubbery. Dense underbrush is a habitat requirement.
Diet: Weed seeds; waste grain; insects and spiders; snails and slugs; wild fruits and berries.
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(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
(Image credit: USGS)