Utah Bird Profile
 Western Kingbird - Tyrannus verticalis

Name Roots: (L. tyrannus, "a tyrant" - verticalis, from vertex, "the top of the head" [red crown])

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree or in a shrub at a height of 15-30 (5-40) feet, in a cup nest. This species is a rare cowbird host. This species is an insectivore: air sallier.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lowland riparian and agriculture habitats.

by Paul Higgins

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