Utah Bird Profile
 Spotted Owl - Strix occidentalis

Name Roots: (L. strix, "a screech owl" - occidentalis, "western")

In Utah:   
by Jack Binch

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a coniferous tree or in a cliff at a height of 80 (30-160) feet, in a cavity or platform nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is a carnivore: ground hawker.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in cliff and lowland riparian habitats.
How to find: Sightings in Utah

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