The Washington Gap Analysis Project created breeding bird maps only. The non-breeding birds (e.g., wintering, pelagic (coastal), and birds expanding their ranges) are represented only by NatureMapping sightings.
NatureMapping observations reported by townships throughout the year.
In winter, this species occurs commonly in southern Arizona, Texas, Baja California and Mexico. It nests in the dry plains and sagebrush of all mid-west United States. Casual spring, fall migrant in Washington.Text edited by Gussie Litwer