Utah Bird Profile
 Common Yellowthroat - Geothlypis trichas

Name Roots: (Gr. ge, "the earth"; thlypis, "a kind of finch" - trichas, "a thrush")

In Utah:

Article by Leena Rogers

by Paul Higgins

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a shrub at a height of 0-3 feet, in a cup nest. This species is a frequent cowbird host. This species is an insectivore: marsh and lower-canopy gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in wetlands and lowland riparian habitats.
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