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Brown-headed Nuthatch - Sitta pusilla | by Christy Cox Photography
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Brown-headed Nuthatch - Sitta pusilla

A Brown-headed Nuthatch (Sitta pusilla) perches quickly on a broken branch during a light morning snow shower. This nuthatch is smaller in size than the White-breasted Nuthatch as well as faster in movement and flight. Their small size is not represented in their loud and distinct "squeaky-dog-toy" chirp. When two of these Brown-headed Nuthatches get together the squeaks they make talking back and forth to one another is extremely comical.


"Brown-headed Nuthatch - Sitta pusilla" © by Christy Cox Photography - the beauty of nature

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Uploaded on April 8, 2015