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Photo gallery: Five views of North America’s four species of nuthatch

Nuthatches are compact, vocal birds with short tails, long bills, and square 12-feathered tails. Almost 30 species are known worldwide, four of which occur in North America. They’re pictured in the following slideshow. We found the photos in our Backyard and U.S. and Canada Galleries.


Red-breasted Nuthatch is the only North American nuthatch with a dark eyeline and white supercilium. This bird was in the backyard of mayhaga.

See more photos of Red-breasted Nuthatch

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