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Pretty Sitta

white-breasted nuthatch

Sitta carolinensis, White-breasted Nuthatch in snow.

The nuthatches constitute a genus, Sitta, of small passerine birds belonging to the family Sittidae. Characterised by large heads, short tails, and powerful bills and feet, nuthatches advertise their territory using loud, simple songs.

Check out these gorgeous nuthatches from around the world: Blue Nuthatch from Malaysia! Velvet-fronted Nuthatch from Indonesia! Beautiful Nuthatch from India!