Dark-eyed Junco, Junco hyemalis
Migration of the Dark-eyed Junco
Populations in the higher elevations move down hill and south.
Populations in milder areas usually stay there to breed. Populations in
northern areas move south to bread in warmer areas of California or
Nesting habitats of the Dark-eyed Junco
The Dark-eyed Junco generally nests on the ground near cover. The
nest is usually placed close to a source of water.
Diet of the Dark-eyed Junco
The Dark-eyed Junco eats insects, spiders, and other small
arthropods as well as fruits and seeds. They usually obtain their food
from the ground.