Utah Bird Profile
 Marsh Wren - Cistothorus palustris

Name Roots: (Gr. cistos, "a shrub"; thouros, "leaping" - L. palustris, "marshy")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a reeds at a height of 1-9 (To 15) feet, in a spherical nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is an insectivore: marsh gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in wetlands habitat.

by Paul Higgins

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