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Pygmy Nuthatch

Sitta pygmaea


One of small species of Nuthatches. Slate blue back, brown head and white cheeks, throat and belly. Full of energy these little guys were cracking open pine cones causing the yellow dust to fly. They are looking for insects and seeds. Mostly found in small flocks and breed in small families groups.


Found these in pine trees.

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SF, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 8, 2016
Submitted on Feb 9, 2016

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