Life History Groupings

Migration Status:Permanent resident

Breeding Habitat:Successional-scrub

Nest Location:Ground-low nesting

Nest Type:N/A

Clutch Size:4-8

Length of Incubation: 12-14 days

Days to Fledge:12-14

Number of Broods:2 in north, often 3 in south


Almost Exclusively:

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