Grassy or mossy tundra in coastal or montane areas with vegetation mostly ankle high (AOU 1983). Seldom found far inland or at elevations greater than a few hundred meters above sea level (Tomkovich and Sorokin 1983).
AOU. 1983. Check-list of North American birds. 6th ed.American Ornithologists’ Union, Washington D. C.
Tomkovich, P. S. and A. G. Sorokin. 1983. Fauna of birds in Eastern Chukotka. Archives Mus. Moscow State Univ. 21: 77-159 [In Russian].