Utah Bird Profile
Bendire's Thrasher - Toxostoma bendirei

Name Roots: (Gr. toxon, "a bow"; stoma, "a mouth" [beak] - for Charles E. Bendire)

In Utah:  
by Jack Binch

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a shrub at a height of 2-4 (to 8) feet, in a cup nest. This species is a rare cowbird host. This species is an omnivore: ground forager; lower-canopy forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in low desert scrub habitat.
How to find: Check the documented and undocumented sighting in Utah

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