Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Wood Nuthatch (Sitta europaea).

While walking my local patch I hear Nuthatch (Sitta europaea ssp. caesia) calling more often than seeing them so when an opportunity to get some images presented itself during a visit to Warnham L.N.R. I took a few shots when one briefly visited a feeder.

 Just a pity about the shadow cast by the roof of the table feeder!

After a very long wait I eventually got that classic downward pose when it perched on a nearby tree trunk. FAB.


  1. I hear them calling too, but as yet have not been able to get good shots like these. Love the one on the tree in classic pose.

  2. Pretty Nuthatch, feeding from a bird table, fantastic photos.

  3. That last shot is just great!

  4. The nuthatch is a fast moving bird so these shots are excellent and very hard to get! We do have a lot of them at our feeders and nesting near.

  5. The third picture of the nuthatch I find really great to see.
    Beautiful detail and beautiful color.
    Greetings, Helma

  6. Nice one Andrew, especially that classic pose.

  7. Lovely bird.. Vey nice pics.. Good night Frank..

  8. What a sweet little bird. :)

    We'll be back at work starting tomorrow so I'll only get in here on Sundays while we are in US ports. I just want to let you know I haven't forgotten to stop by to see your beautiful posts.

  9. Frank, I love your little nuthatch! We have both White-breasted and red-breasted over here. The white-breasted come to my feeders all the time but the red-breasted seem to be more shy and I only see them once in awhile! One has been visiting my feeder off and on for the past week. I hope it sticks around long enough for me to get a photo of it as well!


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