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Brown-headed nuthatch

Sitta pusilla

Description:

This bird is frequently observed using a small chip of bark held in its beak as a tool to dig for insects.

Habitat:

At my feeder

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13 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Thanks, Liam and Ashish!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

I like second picture most... bird is seeing sharply inside tiny hole of feeder.

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

How cute! One of my favorite birds!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Thanks, Alice, Seema and Ashley. Ashley, I hope you get to spot them!

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

I'm hoping to find one of these this summer :) Fantastic photos!

Seema
Seema 8 years ago

b'ful series

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Very Nice! Like the information too!

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Thank you, Jacob, Christy, Toshimi, Stian and AliHp! I'm surprised you haven't seen one, Jacob; I guess I thought they were common as I see them so often here.

Ali Hemati Pour
Ali Hemati Pour 8 years ago

so sweet!

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 8 years ago

Great pictures Maria!

ToshimiDowaki
ToshimiDowaki 8 years ago

Beautiful bird and shots!

ChristyHolland
ChristyHolland 8 years ago

Beautiful, Maria! These are the nuthatches we don't have in CO! I love the brown head! ;-)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

This is perfect, Maria! I love it! I've never seen such a bird!

Maria dB
Spotted by
Maria dB

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Jan 5, 2013
Submitted on Jan 19, 2013

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