Utah Bird Profile
 Spotted Towhee - Pipilo maculatus

Name Roots: (ML. pipilo, from L. pipo, "to chirp or peep" - maculatus, "spotted")

In Utah:

Article by Alona Huffaker

characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground or in a shrub at a height of 0-5 (To 18) feet, in a cup nest. This species is a frequent cowbird host. This species is an omnivore: ground forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in mountain shrub and lowland riparian habitats.

by Paul Higgins

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