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Red-Breasted Nuthatch

Scientific Name: Sitta canadensis Behavior: The Red-Breasted Nuthatch climbs down trees head first to get at the insects in crevices that woodpeckers and other insect-eating birds did not notice going up the trees. Red-Breasted Nuthatches start at the top of … Continue reading

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Violet-Green Swallow

Scientific Name: Tachycineta thalassina Nesting: The Violet-Green Swallow is a cavity nester. It places its nest in a cavity in cliffs,  old woodpecker holes, buildings , or nest boxes. The nest is made from grass, small twigs, straw, rootlets, and … Continue reading

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