Pygmy Nuthatch (Sitta pygmaea)

pygmy nuthatch

pygmy nuthatches in tree

pygmy nuthatch

Quick Pygmy Nuthatch facts; When they exist it is an indicator of a good healthy ponderosa pine forest. These lil guys were caught stealing from my feeder; which get a lot of winter activity alongside of the chickadees and other nuthatches. This little beauty is one good reason to keep sunflower seeds in the feeder during winter months.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology on the pygmy nuthatch

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