Saturday, October 25, 2008

Red-breasted Nuthatch

This is actually a re-post from my old blog . I have posted it here because we usually get a pair of these all winter in the yard, that will depend on me feeding them peanut butter every day, to give them enough fat storage to survive the freezing months.
This picture was taken at Beaver Creek, a real nice place to visit and do some birding that isn't too far from town.



Here's one from the backyard last year :

11 comments:

Shellmo said...

His face looks beautiful lit up by the sun! I just had my first one visit me the other day - but too fast for my camera unfortunately!

The Birdlady said...

Perfect - agin!

Bird Girl said...

Yes, I love the way his feathers look in the light! How do you feed him the peanut butter?

2sweetnsaxy said...

Great, as usual! He's such a cutie!

Jayne said...

What a sweetie! Love these little guys. :C)

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

Beautiful!! I have never heard of anything being fed peanut butter before, but I am glad you found out what they like. :)

Mike - Fenphotography said...

Well worth showing again Nick these are crackers.

Nick S said...

Many thanks guys :-)

John Theberge said...

Great photos, I love the lighting and I like the way the color of the out of focus background, in the first picture, matches the color of the breast.

HANNIBAL said...

Gorgeous bird! I'm sure the birds thank you for your efforts!

kjpweb said...

Great - the light in the 1st is wonderful!
Cheers, Klaus