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#1 Journi

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 01:57 PM

photos taken Jan. 2013 at lake thunderbird in norman, ok..... this busy lil' guy did not hold still for many photo ops LOL

white chest, black head, bluish gray body, he did have a thin black stripe from his eye

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#2 jdeitsch

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 02:00 PM

White-breasted Nuthatch

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 02:02 PM

Definitely a white-breasted.

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#4 Journi

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 02:05 PM

thank you, i guess it was the thin black eye line that made me question myself, i hadnt noticed them in the photos of the white breasted pics i was looking at.... thank you for the help! this is a new one for me :)

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 03:15 PM

Yeah, that black eyeline is weird for a white-breasted, but it's definitely a white-breasted, just an odd one.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 09:26 PM

Pretty much a dead give-away on the White-breasted Nuthatch when you see them come down the tree head first.

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Posted 20 January 2013 - 09:31 PM

The other nuthatches do that too.




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