Utah Bird Profile
 Mountain Plover - Charadrius montanus

Name Roots: (Gr. & L. charadrios [-ius], "a plover" - L. montanus, "of the mountains")

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by John Crawley

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a scrape nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is an insectivore: ground gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in high desert scrub habitat.
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Sightings in Utah

(Updated Feb 2014)



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