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Red-breasted Nuthatch

Sitta canadensis


Tiny songbird with a reddish breast and belly, gray back, black cap and a white stripe over the eye. Black stripe through the eye and a white throat. Very active and often follows other small birds like Chickadees.


Connetquot State Park, NY. Shrubs on the edge of a field.


Do not adjust your computer screen! This little bird was hanging upside down and probing the cone for food.

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Islip, New York, USA

Spotted on Mar 29, 2013
Submitted on Apr 1, 2013

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