Utah Bird Profile
 Brewer's Sparrow - Spizella breweri

Name Roots: (I. spizella, "a small finch" - from Thomas M. Brewer)

In Utah:   
by Paul Higgins

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a shrub at a height of 0-4 feet, in a cup nest. This species is an uncommon cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: ground and lower-canopy gleaner. During the non-breeding seasons this species is an omnivore: ground and lower-canopy forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in shrubsteppe and high desert scrub habitats.
How to find:  

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