I saw a white-breasted Nuthatch recently while chasing the warblers and it was not in a tree where I usually see them but was feeding on the ground.These creatures are smart; observed one take a peanut, wedge it in between the ridges of the bark of a tree trunk and once secured, broke the shell open.This photo is getting posted because it appears to be the best. We had a couple of days of rain which mostly kept me indoors and am looking forward to getting out birding again but need to take my car to the garage . If I get it in early it may allow me time to go to the park. No more procrastination.
Wow, they are smart! I’m not sure I’d figure out that trick 🙂 This is a great shot – vibrant contrast !!
May 24, 2012 at 10:40 am
Excellent shot Jane!!! And as Robyn says…they are smart little critters!
May 24, 2012 at 1:05 pm