Utah Bird Profile
 Western Wood-Pewee - Contopus sordidulus

Name Roots: (Gr. kontos, "short"; pous, "foot" - L. sordius, "dirty, foul"; -ulus, [dimin. suffix])

In Utah:   
by Brian Currie

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer at a height of 15-35 (2-75) feet, in a cup nest. This species is a rare cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: air sallier.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lowland riparian and mountain riparian habitats.
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