Utah Bird Profile
 Costa's Hummingbird - Calypte costae

Name Roots: (Gr. Calypte, "a proper name" - for Marquis de Costa)

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a shrub or in a deciduous tree at a height of 3-5 (1-30) feet, in a cup nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is an omnivore: floral hover-gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in low desert scrub habitat.

by John Crawley

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