Utah Bird Profile
 White-breasted Nuthatch - Sitta carolinesis

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

In Utah:   
characteristic behaviors:
Nests in a deciduous tree at a height of 10-60 (3-60) feet, in a cavity nest. This species is a rare 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 and mixed conifer habitats.

by Marlene Foard

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