Range. - Mississippi Valley, chiefly west, breeding in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, the exact range being unknown.

Although the birds are abundant during migrations, they seem to suddenly and strangely disappear during the breeding season. Supposed nests have been found a few inches above the ground in clumps of grass, the eggs being whitish, thickly spotted with shades of brown. Size .85 x .65.

White

White.

Whitish

Whitish.

Harris's Sparrow

Harris's Sparrow.

553 Harris s Sparrow Zonotrichia Querula 1106