Utah Bird Profile
 Brewer's Blackbird - Euphagus Cyanocephalus

Name Roots: (Gr. eu, "good"; phago, "to eat [good to eat]- Gr. cyanos, "blue"; cephale, "head")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer or in a ground or in a shrub at a height of 0-150 feet, in a cup nest. This species is a common cowbird host. This species is an omnivore: ground forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in agriculture and wet meadow habitats.

by Wade Reed

Other Photos -  ID / Song

How to find: Listed as a common permanent resident this species is not as numerous as the [Red-winged or Yellow-headed Blackbirds]. Seems to be more urban where it occurs in city parks, shopping centers on sidewalks and parking lots as well as agricultural areas. Look for it at the Sam's Club parking lot in Provo, or any of the aforementioned agricultural localities.
~ Merrill Webb

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