Do you remember when I used to complain about how hard it was to see nuthatches? Well, hahaha, at my grandmother’s house you can see both the White-breasted and the Red-breasted Nuthatches that come to her feeders. So pretty! I really like his long middle toe. He should totally give people the bird. [...]
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For the longest time the nuthatch was my nemesis bird. A nemesis bird is one that is highly sought after and hard for a birder to find. It’s a little silly for a nuthatch to be mine because they’re very common. In Arizona I saw the White-breasted Nuthatch and last year I saw the Red-breasted [...]
Fall used to be my favorite season. In New England where I grew up fall meant beautiful foliage, cool nights, apple picking and pumpkin pies from farms. I’m trying to maintain the same excitement in Utah but fall now means the end of interesting birds. Solitude has gorgeous forests so I went a few weeks [...]
White-breasted Nuthatches are supposed to be incredibly common, but I had not seen one before until we went to Arizona. On our last trip with Bill Fenimore to Deseret Ranch we spent hours in the forest looking for nuthatches. In Arizona we saw them two different times. The vast majority of times the nuthatch looks [...]