Utah Bird Profile
 Red-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta canadensis

Name Roots: (Gr. sitte, "nuthatch" - of  Canada)

In Utah:  
Article by Glenn Barlow

by Jack Binch

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characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a conifer at a height of 5-40 (To 120) feet, in a cavity nest. This species is not a cowbird host. During the breeding season, this species is an insectivore: bark gleaner. During the non-breeding seasons this species is a granivore: upper-canopy gleaner; insectivore: bark gleaner.
Habitat: Breeds in Utah in ponderosa pine habitat.
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