Life History Groupings

Migration Status:Short distance migrant

Breeding Habitat:Successional-scrub

Nest Location:Ground-low nesting

Nest Type:Open-cup

Clutch Size:2-5

Length of Incubation: 12(11-14) days

Days to Fledge:7-12

Number of Broods:2-3, occasionally 4, 1 in far north



Lesser Quantities of:

Gregory Gough
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Clutch size, length of incubation, days to fledge and number of broods from: Ehrlich, P., Dobkin, D., and Wheye, D. (1988). The Birders Handbook: A Field Guide to the Natural History of North American Birds. New York: Simon and Schuster Inc.
Patuxent Bird Population Studies
Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter