It is found mainly in open areas with shrubs and near water points.
If there is enough food, this sparrow can have up to 4 successful broods per summer! There are usually 2 of them.
The territory of the male song sparrow is 5000 square meters (close to 3x the size hockey ice! It chases away all intruders from its territory!
Females prefer males with more complex songs as it reflects a better ability to learn.