White-breasted Nuthatch

Other Names: none

Distribution: central North America, south to mountainous areas of Mexico.

Description:

Size: 13-15 cm in length.

Plumage: Generally blue-gray above, with a white underside and face, and black flight feathers and crown. The legs are yellowish-gray and the eyes are black.

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White-breasted Nuthatch

White-breasted Nuthatch

Bill Shape
all-purpose
thick billed
Eats
suet
sunflower-seed
Regions
alabama
alberta
arizona
arkansas
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
idaho
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
louisiana
maine
manitoba
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
montana
nebraska
nevada
new brunswick
new hampshire
new jersey
new mexico
new york
north carolina
north dakota
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
oregon
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
saskatchewan
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
utah
vermont
virginia
washington
west virginia
wisconsin
wyoming
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Action
hopping
Markings
bold
head
round
streaks
tailstripes
Sounds
buzzing
melodious
Location
ground dwelling
low perching
south in summer
Habitat
fir forest
oakpinewoodland
riparianorriverforest
fields
Forests
Color
brown
gray
white
rust
Body Shape
tree-clinging
Size
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
nuthatches - sittidae
Conservation Status
Least Concern