Utah Bird Profile
American Crow - Corvus brachythynchos

Name roots: (AS. crawe, "crow" - immitation of the call)  (L. corvus, "a crow"; 
Gr. , brachy, "short", rhynchos, "beak")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree or in a shrub at a height of 0-70 feet, in a cup nest. This species is a rare cowbird host. This species is an omnivore: ground forager ground scavenger.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lowland riparian and agriculture habitats.

by Wayne Whaley

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