• Jeff

Nutty Nuthatches

Updated: Jul 31, 2019


Many people see a Nuthatch pecking away at their tree and instantly associate them with Woodpeckers, assuming they are causing damage.


They are, in fact, helping to maintain the tree's hygiene. Nuthatches primarily prey on insects that dwell on the surface of the bark or in crevices. They also tend to prefer large, older trees as their hunting grounds.





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