The darker the color, the more favorable the climate conditions are for survival. The outlined areas represent approximate current range for each season. More on reading these maps.
This handsome sparrow has a greenish head and purplish back. Audubon's climate model projects a 100 percent loss of current winter range by 2080, with the range, currently centered on the Gulf Coastal Plain, projected to shift northward considerably and potentially expand as far north as the southern Great Lakes.