Utah Bird Profile
 Northern Rough-winged Swallow - Stelgidopteryx serripennis

Name Roots: (Gr. stelgis, "a scraper"; pteryx, "wing" - L. serra, "a saw"; pennis, "wings")

In Utah:   
by Kendall Brown

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a bank or in a cliff or in a culvert at a height of 4+ feet, in a burrow or crevice nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is an insectivore: air screener.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lowland riparian habitat.
How to find:  

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Occur. (CS)

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