Utah Bird Profile
 Dark-eyed Junco - Junco hyemalis

Name Roots: (L. juncus, "a rush" [though they don't live in the reeds] - hyemalis, "winter")

In Utah:   
by Michelle Soper

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground or in a bank at a height of (To 20) Cup, feet, in a cavity nest. This species is an uncommon cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an omnivore: ground forager. During the non-breeding seasons this species is a granivore: ground gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in sub-alpine conifer and aspen habitats.
How to find:  

| USGS Profile  (Geo. Sur.)  | US Winter Range  |  US Summer Range: | Oregan | Slate | Gray-head.  |

Occur. (CP)

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