Utah Bird Profile
 Western Tanager - Piranga ludoviciana

Name Roots: (piranga, [a South American name] - ML. ludoviciana, "of Louisiana")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer at a height of 6-65 feet, in a cup nest. This species is a rare cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an omnivore: upper-canopy forager; insectivore: air sallier.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in mountain riparian and ponderosa pine habitats.

by Jack Binch

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