Utah Bird Profile
 Willet - Catoptrophorus semipalmatus

Name Roots: (Gr. katoptron, "mirror"; phero, "to bear" - semipalmatus, "partially webbed feet")

In Utah:   
by John Crawley

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground in a scrape nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore/crustaceovore: shoreline prober. During the non-breeding seasons this species is an insectivore/crustaceovore: coastal beach prober.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in wetlands and wet meadow habitats.
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