Utah Bird Profile
 Pine Siskin - Spinus pinus

Name Roots: ( - pinus, "pine")

In Utah:  
by John Crawley

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer or in a deciduous tree at a height of 8-50 (3-50) feet, in a saucer nest. This species is an uncommon cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an omnivore: ground and upper-canopy forager. During the non-breeding seasons this species is a granivore: ground and upper-canopy gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in sub-alpine conifer and mixed conifer habitats.
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