Utah Bird Profile
 Plumbeous Vireo - Vireo plumbeus

Name Roots: (L. vireo, "a small bird" [possibly the greenfinch] - plumbeus, "leaden")

In Utah:   
by Paul Higgins

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer or in a deciduous tree at a height of 4-30 feet, in a cup nest. This species is a common cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: lower-canopy gleaner. During the non-breeding seasons this species is an omnivore: lower-canopy forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in mixed conifer and mountain riparian habitats.
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