This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:
, British Columbia Klamath River, California Coatesville, Indiana Polk City, Iowa Yale, Iowa Hebron, Kentucky Irvine, Kentucky Oakland, Maryland Dearborn Heights, Michigan Traverse City, Michigan Tiller, Oregon
On Dec 31, 2010, audsrz from Traverse City, MI (Zone 5a) wrote:
I love watching these guys eat. Slightly larger than most sparrows, they hop backwards, raking the ground with both feet at the same time, stirring up seeds and small insects. They are a social bird and will flock up with other small birds.