Habitat generalist. Inhabits marshes, tidal sloughs, lakeshores, rivers, ponds, grasslands, sandbars, mudflats, pastures, and human modified landscapes, such as cultivated fields, athletic fields, airports, golf courses, asphalt parking lots, rooftops. Nests on ground in open dry or gravelly situations, sometimes in similar situations on roofs, driveways, etc. (NatureServe 2007b).
NatureServe. 2007b. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life [web application]. Version 6.2. NatureServe, Arlington, Virginia. Available http://www.natureserve.org/explorer.