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.
This species is common in in woodland undergrowth, brush and gardens. It winters in the eastern half of the US, from Arizona north-east to New York state. It is generally rare in the west, although in winter it may occur at the farthest west coast of California. Breeding takes place all across the Canadian provinces, from the Northwest Territories to Hudon Bay.Text edited by Gussie Litwer