Utah Bird Profile
 Blue-gray Gnatcatcher - Polioptila caerulea

Name Roots: (Gr. Polios, "gray"; ptilon, "feather" - L. caerulea, "blue")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree at a height of 2-25 (To 80) feet, in a cup nest. This species is a common cowbird host. This species is an insectivore: upper- and lower-canopy gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in pinyon-juniper and lowland riparian habitats.

by Kent Keller

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