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Nuthatch [Wordless Wednesday]

nuthatch suet
White-breasted Nuthatch

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14 responses

  1. That little nuthatch is showing off its white breast, the little stinker.

    4 February 2009 at 2:41 am

  2. I like how you were get a picture of the nuthatch to show how maneuverable it is.

    I have not had a nuthatch on my feeder since late November.

    4 February 2009 at 5:30 am

  3. Lisa at Greenbow

    Good photo Mon@rch. I like the suet set up.

    4 February 2009 at 5:55 am

  4. Perfect!

    4 February 2009 at 6:50 am

  5. Great shot Tom, they are one of my favorite birds, I love their songs !!

    4 February 2009 at 1:23 pm

  6. Quite an acrobat, too!

    4 February 2009 at 1:33 pm

  7. They are such acrobats – cute shot!

    4 February 2009 at 2:45 pm

  8. One of my best buddies!

    4 February 2009 at 7:06 pm

  9. Beautiful photo. I love that bird feeder.

    5 February 2009 at 12:10 pm

  10. really nice action shot! You know this brings up a question that has been bugging me lately. Is there a difference between a white-breasted nuthatch & a slender-billed white-breasted nuthatch? serious question… I’ve been digging thru your photos to see if can find one but I think maybe it’s just an older name for the same bird?

    5 February 2009 at 4:25 pm

  11. nuthatch gal

    The slender-billed white-breasted nuthatch is a subspecies found in western Oregon, Washington (barely), California, and into Baja California. It is in decline in Oregon, and a Species of Concern in Washington. They do have more slender bills and a few other subtle physical differences from other subspecies. Their voices also differ from other subspecies.

    7 February 2009 at 4:34 pm

  12. hum thanks nuthatch gal…. I appreciate the info. (The stuff I’ve read on it is so old it caused me a bit of confusion…) Thank you.

    8 February 2009 at 2:31 am

  13. @ Linda – lol they sure are!
    @ Kallen – thanks and I have not seen the Red-breasted Nuthatches like years past!
    @ Threecollie – thanks
    @ Bernie – They are great birds for sure, thanks
    @ Right Blue – wish I could move around like them, thanks
    @ Bird Girl – thanks
    @ Nina – LOL 🙂
    @ Sandy – thanks and it is a location I put one of my hummingbird feeders!
    @ Aullori – thanks and Nuthatch gal answered it for me but yep!
    @ Nuthatch gal , thanks

    8 February 2009 at 11:27 am

  14. Marg

    Yank, Yank!

    10 February 2009 at 7:42 pm

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