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Pygmy Nuthatch

Sitta pygmaea

Description:

Nuthatch family
White underside, slate blue back, dark wingtips and grayish-brown cap that runs just under the dark eyes. Straight pointed bill and short tail. These small birds usually fly in groups. Squeeky chirps and highly energetic.

Habitat:

Pine forests, mixed forest with pine and favorite is Ponderosa Pines.

Notes:

Finally spotted one, or should I say group. But this was the closest one I could photograph.

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Jellis

Santa Cruz, Natural Bridges State Park, USA

Spotted on Jun 29, 2013
Submitted on Jul 1, 2013

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