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 Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis)




Red-breasted Nuthatch | Sitta canadensis photo
Red-Breasted Nuthatch, Black Creek, British Columbia

Photograph by Alan And Elaine Wilson. Some rights reserved.  (view image details)

RED-BREASTED NUTHATCH FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Sittidae
Genus:Sitta
Species:canadensis
Common Name:Red-breasted Nuthatch


Relatives in same Genus
  White-breasted Nuthatch (S. carolinensis)
  Pygmy Nuthatch (S. pygmaea)