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Thirsty Nuthatch

I was cleaning the bird bath in my yard when this Red-breasted Nuthatch started getting impatient. I finally moved out-of-the-way so that it could see that I needed to add water. Note: Check out the amazing feet on this Red-breasted Nuthatch. I also want to mention what the background is in each of these photos, brown pine needles… Read More »

Red-breasted Nuthatch

This is the first winter that I have had Red-breasted Nuthatches at my feeders. Though it is primarily a full-time resident of northern and subalpine conifer forests, the Red-breasted Nuthatch regularly migrates irruptively, with both the number migrating and the wintering locations varying from year to year. They sometimes reach northern Mexico, where they are rare winter visitors… Read More »