Utah Bird Profile
 Lark Sparrow - Chondestes grammacus

Name Roots: (Gr. chondros, "a grain, frit, a lump of slat"; odestes, "an eater" - grammicus, "marked with a line, streaked")

In Utah:  
by Jeff Cooper

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground or in a shrub at a height of 0-7 (To 25) feet, in a cup nest. This species is an occasional 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 lowland riparian and high desert scrub habitats.
How to find:  

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Occur. (CS)

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