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White-breasted Nuthatch
(Sitta carolinensis)

   
        
White-breasted Nuthatch Information
                                       
Length: 5 - 6 "

Habitat: Typically, mature deciduous forests; also mixed woodlands. Prefers forest edges or open woodlands.

Diet: Insects and their larvae, such as leaf beetles, tree hoppers, ants, gypsy moth larvae, and tent caterpillars; spiders. In winter, seeds and mast.
White-breasted Nuthatch
Photo © Don DesJardin
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White-breasted Nuthatch ID TipsIdentification tips for
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W-Breasted Nuthatch Breeding Map W-Breasted Nuthatch Winter Map      USGS
     
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