In the breeding season, Harris's sparrows occupy mixed forest-tundra zones in northern Canada. They seek out shrubby vegetation to shelter their ground scrape nests. Harris's sparrows overwinter in the southern central United States. They are often found feeding in agricultural fields, pastures or scrubby hedgerows.
Habitat Regions: temperate ; polar ; terrestrial
Terrestrial Biomes: tundra ; savanna or grassland ; scrub forest
Other Habitat Features: agricultural