Utah Bird Profile
 Olive-sided Flycatcher - Contopus cooperi

Name Roots: (Gr. knotos, "ahort"; pous, "foot")

In Utah:   
by Jack Binch

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer at a height of 5 - 75 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 sub-alpine conifer and ponderosa pine habitats.
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