Utah Bird Profile
  Green-tailed Towhee - Pipilo chlorurus

Name Roots: (ML. pipilo, from L. pipo, "to chirp or peep" - chloros, "green"; oura, "tail")

In Utah:   
by Marlene Foard

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a shrub or in a ground at a height of 0-2.5 feet, in a cup nest. This species is an uncommon cowbird host. This species is an omnivore: ground forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in mountain shrub and high desert scrub habitats.
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