White-breasted Nuthatch Sitta carolinensis Latham, 1790    Synonyms: WBNU.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Aves   >   Order Passeriformes   >   Family Sittidae   >   Genus Sitta   

Status:

Common year-round resident in most of Maryland. Uncommon in some areas of the lower Eastern Shore. Often seen spiraling downward on tree trunks as they glean food items.

Description:

Black cap, white face and breast, rust below.

There are 730 records in the project database.

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A White-breasted Nuthatch in Harford Co., Maryland (9/6/2010). Photo by Mark Johnson. (MBP list)

A male White-breasted Nuthatch in Baltimore Co., Maryland (4/19/2015). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch in Harford Co., Maryland (10/18/2016). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/17/2019). Photo by Wendy R. Fredericks. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch in Harford Co., Maryland (12/14/2014). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch in Caroline Co., Maryland (3/6/2019). Photo by S. Leigh. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch in Harford Co., Maryland (10/25/2014). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch in Timonium, Maryland (5/8/2013). Photo by Benjamin DeHaven. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch in Harford Co., Maryland (9/17/2016). Photo by James Campbell. (MBP list)

White-breasted Nuthatch in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/12/2020). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

White-breasted Nuthatch in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/12/2021). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

White-breasted Nuthatch in Montgomery Co., Maryland (12/6/2020). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch in Queen Anne's Co., Maryland (1/21/2019). Photo by Daniel Irons. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch in Harford Co., Maryland (11/5/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch in Harford Co., Maryland (11/5/2018). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch in Harford Co., Maryland (10/25/2009). Photo by Matthew Addicks. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch on nest in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/5/2014). Photo by Bonnie Bell. (MBP list)

A juvenile White-breasted Nuthatch in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/2/2021). (c) alexrusso4, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by alexrusso4 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

White-breasted Nuthatch eggs in Montgomery Co., Maryland (5/5/2014). Photo by Bonnie Bell. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch nest in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/20/2014). Photo by Bonnie Bell. (MBP list)

A White-breasted Nuthatch attracted to feeders by students at Jemicy School in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/25/2013). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)


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