Does anyone know what this bird is?

by Ben Andreson
(Fairfax, VA, USA)

sorry about the grainy image - this was as close as he would let me get

sorry about the grainy image - this was as close as he would let me get

This is a fairly common bird in our neighborhood, but after looking at Every. Single. Picture. in the Peterson Field Guide for Eastern and Central North America I can not find him anywhere. Anyone have any ideas?

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Mar 26, 2013
NutHatch NEW
by: borolas

Depending on the coloring on the underside of the belly, this could be either a white breasted or a red breasted nuthatch

Mar 21, 2013
Thanks! NEW
by: Ben Andreson

Thanks Judy. I think your right. In another (much worse photo) from behind you can see the rust coloration under his tail.

Mar 20, 2013
Nuthatch NEW
by: Judy-Seattle

I think it's a White-breasted Nuthatch.

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