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Sitta canadensis
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Unedited reports of Red-breasted Nuthatch through February 1998.
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Wild food preferences of Red-breasted Nuthatch

The primary wild food of Red-breasted Nuthatches is conifer cones. The winter finch survey is showing that this nuthatch is most often found in areas of moderate to heavy cone crops.


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