Most ubiquitous breeding species in four-county area, found wherever trees occur; absent only on bare rock and permanent snowfields. Prefers vicinity of towns, farmhouses, and wetlands. West of Cascade crest, common throughout all habitats at low and moderate elevation. Fairly common but local in forested landscapes at higher elevations, becoming uncommon in subalpine parkland. In Kittitas County, common in forest zones but less common at higher elevations and in shrub-steppe such as on Yakima Training Center and arid sites near Columbia River.