Bird watching can relieve the doldrums during the long Midwest winter months and in 2021, a pandemic. A favorite winter feeder visitor and year-round resident is the White-breasted Nuthatch; a little gray sparrow-sized bird having
a dark cap, white cheeks and breast, and a small amount of rust below. Fairly common in our area at all times of the
year, it can be seen working its way down the trunks of older trees, searching the nooks and crannies of aged bark for
insects and spiders. Stop to listen and you may…

Feb 2021 Birder

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