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Christy Cox

Marietta, GA, United States

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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) Sitting In A Subtle Snow Shower

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2 replies on “Brown-headed Nuthatch (Sitta pusilla) sitting in a subtle snow shower”

Eve says:

What a cutie!

Eve says:

What a cutie!

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