Utah Bird Profile
 Dusky Flycatcher - Empidonax oberholseri

Name Roots: (Gr. empis, "a gnat"; anax, "king" - fro Dr. Harry C. Oberholser)

In Utah:   
by Jeff Cooper

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a shrub or in a tree at a height of 3-7 (2-15) feet, in a cup nest. This species is a rare cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: air sallier.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in mountain riparian and aspen habitats.
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