Utah Bird Profile
 Tree Swallow - Tachycineta bicolor

Name Roots: (Gr. tachy, "swift"; kineo, "to move" - bicolor, "two colored")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a snag at a height of 5+ feet, in a cavity nest. This species is a rare cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: air screener. During the non-breeding seasons this species is a frugivore: lower-canopy gleaner; insectivore: air screener.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in aspen and mountain riparian habitats.

by Jack Binch

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