Tuesday, December 28, 2010
White-Breasted Nuthatch of the Vermilon River- A Post to World Bird Wednesday
The White-Breasted Nuthatch is not an especially rare bird but for my area and in the winter is . So I'm pleased that I got these photos. They are generally attracted to deciduous forests, but now will reside in mixed as mine is. They are insect eaters, but will feed on nuts such as acorns and apparently sunflower seeds as they are here. They move up and down trees upside down, and get their name from their habit of putting the nut in the tree bark and whacking away at it with that splendid beak they have.
All information is from the Cornell Lab Site.
A Post to World Bird Wednesday.