This little white breasted nuthatch was so busy getting a bite to eat! When I caught him in this "moment" it was as if he was saying "Join Me For A Bite"! He was quite busy grabbing a bite of bird see and quickly flying off to consume it and then heading back in for seconds...and thirds, etc.
Active, agile little birds, they have an appetite for insects and large, meaty seeds. They get their common name from their habit of jamming large nuts and acorns into tree bark, then whacking them with their sharp bill to “hatch” out the seed from the inside. White-breasted Nuthatches may be small but their voices are loud, and often their insistent nasal yammering will lead you right to them.
The largest nuthatch, this is still a small bird with a large head and almost no neck. The tail is very short, and the long, narrow bill is straight or slightly upturned.
White-breasted Nuthatches are gray-blue on the back, with a frosty white face and underparts. The black or gray cap and neck frame t...