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White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis

White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis

Aves > Passeriformes > Sittidae

A common acrobatic bird able to walk head down along tree trunks. Slightly larger and more common than its cousin the Red-breasted Nuthatch.

The belly of this Nuthatch species is completely white, different than to Red-breasted Nuthatch. The black stripe from beak over the head back to the neck is the second criteria. Different to woodpeckers, the bird is able to walk head down on tree trunks and on the bottom of branches.

The species is quite common and it can be observed all year long in parks around Montreal.

Parc Nature Pointe aux Prairies2022-05-01
Park Angrignon, Montreal2022-04-30
Parc Nature Pointe aux Prairies2022-04-15
Park Angrignon, Montreal2022-04-10
Park Mont-Royal2022-02-26
Park Angrignon, Montreal2019-10-26
Park Angrignon, Montreal2019-05-08
Boisé Des Douze, St. Hyacinthe2019-04-21
Park Angrignon, Montreal2019-04-14
Parc Nature Pointe aux Prairies2019-04-13