Utah Bird Profile
 Phainopepla - Phainopepla nitens

Name Roots: (Gr. phainos, "shining";p peplos, "robe" - L. nitens, "shining")

In Utah:   
by Jack Binch

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree or in a shrub at a height of 4-50 feet, in a cup nest. This species is a rare cowbird host. This species is a frugivore: lower-canopy gleaner.

Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lowland riparian and low desert scrub habitats
How to find:  

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