Utah Bird Profile
 Wilson's Warbler - Wilsonia pusilla

Name Roots: (For Alexander Wilson - L. pusilla, "very small")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests on the ground or in a vine tangle at a height of 0-3 feet, in a cup nest. This species is an uncommon cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: lower-canopy gleaner; air sallier.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in mountain riparian and alpine habitats.

by Paul Higgins

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