Utah Bird Profile
 Chipping Sparrow - Spizella passerina

Name Roots: (I. spizella, "a [small] finch" - L. passer, "sparrow"; -ina, "like")

In Utah:  
by Michelle McDaniel

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer or in a deciduous tree at a height of 0-11 (To 60) feet, in a cup nest. This species is a frequent cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an omnivore: ground forager. During the non-breeding seasons this species is a granivore: ground gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in mountain shrub and mountain riparian habitats.
How to find:  

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