BE AWARE THAT HABITAT TYPE MORE THAN ANY OTHER FACTOR, WILL IN MOST CASES, DICTATE THE SPECIES OF BIRD THAT VISIT YOUR PROPERTY.

How to Attract White Breasted Nuthatch

The gravity defying bird, the White-Breasted Nuthatch crawls along trees in all different directions and at all different sorts of angles. This woodland dwelling bird ÔÇťhatchesÔÇŁ nuts and seeds that if finds in the wild (like acorns) or from bird feeders (like sunflower) by placing them against trees and then smashing them with their powerful beak. White-Breasted Nuthatch prefer trees with deeply furrowed bark (as they contain more insects) such as: Hickory and Oak. The White-Breasted Nuthatch is a common bird feeder visitor (especially in winter) and besides sunflower will readily eat peanuts, suet, mealworms, and safflower. A cavity nester, White-Breasted Nuthatch may use a nesting box if it is built to the correct specifications.

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White Breasted Nuthatch Information

White Breasted Nuthatch Identification:

  • Small-sized bird
  • Black cap on male, gray-black cap on female, white face and underparts, grayish-blue upperparts, very long ÔÇô distinctive beak

White Breasted Nuthatch Habitat:

  • Deciduous Forest and Forest Edge
  • Open Woodlands
  • Wooded Backyards

White Breasted Nuthatch Eating Habits:

  • In Spring-Summer: insects, spiders
  • In Fall-Winter: seeds, nuts
  • Will visit bird feeders

White Breasted Nuthatch Nesting:

  • Cavity-nester ÔÇô often in deciduous trees
  • May use nesting box
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