Fussy Little Red-Breasted Nuthatch

by Sandy
(N.Y.)


I was surprised last week when this little Nuthatch jumped right in my hand when I offered it some seeds. He picked through and took a peanut. A few days latter I offered it some black oil sunflower seeds, he jumped in my hand and picked through the seeds, didn't take anything but then flew at my face. I went in the house and brought out a seed mix that had peanuts, and he few right in my hand got a peanut and flew away. Now I have been buying peanuts for him and feed him by hand almost every day!

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Jan 29, 2013
titmouse getting out of your hand
by: Barbara B

So neat to feed bird out of your hand and let him/her pick the peanut out. Great picture.

Jan 29, 2013
YAY Mom!
by: Laura

That is so awesome! I will be over very soon to try and feed your picky but,friendly little bird!

Jan 29, 2013
HI
by: Anonymous

Hi Sis, you have to come over and feed him

Jan 29, 2013
That's my sister!
by: Deb, Rochester, NY

Can't believe my sister is lucky to have that nuthatch take peanuts from her hand. Maybe I can find one of his relatives in my backyard!

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