Red-breasted nuthatch Sitta canadensis
Nuthatches (Sittidae family)
Small songbirds often in mixed flocks in woodlands. Cling to bark with legs & feet-can climb sideways or head-down. Eat insects, but in winter can consume seeds or nuts.
- Dark eye-line & white eyebrow
- Plain blue-grey above
- Pale orange below
- Short tail with white pattern.
- Often perches on twigs Length: 4.5 inches
- Have long sharp bills