Utah Bird Profile
 Sage Sparrow - Amphispiza belli

Name Roots: (Gr. amphi, "on both sides"; spiza, "a finch" - for John G. Bell)

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a shrub or in a ground at a height of 0-3.3 feet, in a cup nest. This species is an uncommon cowbird host. This species is an insectivore: ground and lower-canopy forager.

Habitat: Breeds in Utah in shrubsteppe and high desert scrub habitats.

by Paul Higgins

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