Utah Bird Profile
 Cordilleran Flycatcher - Empidonax occidentalis

Name Roots: (Gr. empis, "a gnat"; anax, "king" - L. occidentalis, "western")

In Utah:   
by Kendall Brown

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree or in a cliff or in a ground at a height of 0-30 feet, in a cavity nest. This species is a rare cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: air sallier.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in sub-alpine conifer and mountain riparian habitats.
How to find:  

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