Utah Bird Profile
Black-chinned Hummingbird - Archilochus alexandri

  Name Roots: (Gr. arch, "chief"; lochos, "a body of people" - for Dr. Alexandre)

In Utah:   
by Paul Higgins

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree at a height of 4-8 (To 30) feet, in a cup nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is an omnivore: floral hover-gleaner air salliers.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in pinyon-juniper and mountain shrub habitats.
How to find:  

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