white-breasted nuthatch

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Related to white-breasted nuthatch: dark-eyed junco, red-breasted nuthatch
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Noun1.white-breasted nuthatch - bluish-grey nuthatch with black head and white breastwhite-breasted nuthatch - bluish-grey nuthatch with black head and white breast; of eastern North America
nuthatch, nutcracker - any of various small short-tailed songbirds with strong feet and a sharp beak that feed on small nuts and insects
genus Sitta, Sitta - type genus of the Sittidae
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Caption: Many species utilize the hollows of wolf trees: Racoon, white-breasted nuthatch, chipmunk.
This may explain why Black-capped Chickadee, Tufted Titmouse, and White-breasted Nuthatch had the greatest frequency of visits at large, high oil content seeds after adjusting to feeder rotation during the study conducted in conjunction with Trial 3.
However, common species were generally the same for each study, including mountain chickadee, pygmy and white-breasted nuthatch, dark-eyed junco, western bluebird, hairy woodpecker, northern flicker, and Steller's jay.
From common varieties such as the White-breasted Nuthatch and the American Goldfinch, to rare species such as the Kentucky Warbler and the Black-crowned Night-Heron, the diverse landscape of this Southcentral Pennsylvania region provides birders with a wide array of birds to view.