Utah Bird Profile
  Flammulated Owl - Otus flammeolus

Name Roots: (Gr. otos, "an eared owl" - L. flammeus, "flame-colored"; -eus, [diminutive suffix])

In Utah:  
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a snag at a height of feet, in a cavity nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is an insectivore: ground hawker.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in ponderosa pine and sub-alpine conifer habitats.

by Paul Higgins

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