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Brown-headed Nuthatch

Sitta pusilla


This bird was the third bird in a row to feed off this dead branch. This bird has a white belly, dark grey wings with what looks like a distinct brown feathering on the inside of the wing. The head is white in the front and around the eyes with a large brown "hat" on the top of the head. He followed the Hairy Woodpecker and he acted a lot like the woodpecker.


I tried to post several angles of the bird for ID purposes. It was sure acting like the woodpecker. Thanks for the ID help Birdlady.

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Brown-headed Nuthatch
Sitta pusilla

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Lat: 33.81, Long: -84.28

Spotted on Jun 29, 2011
Submitted on Jun 29, 2011

Spotted for mission

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