Its black “bandit” mask is distinctive, and its song is well known: wichety wichety wichety. Look for this bird in weedy, brushy, or marshy habitats, usually low to the ground. This bird nests from coast to coast, and as far north as southern Alaska.
Whether you’re new to backyard birding or are a lifelong bird watching enthusiast, you’re sure to find the information in this booklet-length PDF to be extremely useful. It’s a resource you’ll want to consult every year when summer comes to a close.