Utah Bird Profile
 Pygmy Nuthatch - Sitta pygmaea

Name Roots: (Gr. sitte, "nuthatch" - L. pygmaeus, "a pygmy")

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer or in a snag at a height of 6-60 feet, in a cavity nest. This species is not a cowbird host. This species is an insectivore: bark gleaner; omnivore: upper-canopy forager.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in ponderosa pine and aspen habitats.

by Brian Currie

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