Utah Bird Profile
 Purple Martin - Progne  subis

Name Roots: (Gr. Progne, [who was changed into a swallow] - L. subis, [name of an unknown bird])

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a snag at a height of 5+ feet, in a cavity nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: air screener.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in aspen and mixed conifer habitats.

by Margaret T. Sanchez

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