Utah Bird Profile
 Yellow-breasted Chat - Icteria virens

Name Roots: (Gr. kiteros, "the jaundice, yellow" - L. virens, "green")

In Utah:   
Article by Milt Moody

by John Crawley

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a shrub at a height of 1-5 (To 8) feet, in a cup nest. This species is a frequent cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an omnivore: lower-canopy forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in lowland riparian and mountain riparian habitats.
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