Utah Bird Profile
 Common Nighthawk - Chordeiles minor

Name Roots: (Gr. choros, "a circular dance"; deile, "evening" - L. minor, "smaller")

In Utah:   
by Kent Keller

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a no nest nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: air screener.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in pinyon-juniper and lowland riparian habitats.
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