Utah Bird Profile
Cassin's Finch -  Carpodacus Cassinii

Name Roots: (Gr. carpos, "fruit"; dacos, "biting" - for John Cassin)

In Utah:   
by Kendall Brown

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer at a height of 10-80 feet, in a cup nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an omnivore: ground forager. During the non-breeding seasons this species is a granivore: ground and upper-canopy gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in aspen and sub-alpine conifer habitats.
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