Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
White-breasted Nuthatch
Sitta carolinensis
Location: Feeders, pine
White-breasted nuthatches live in deciduous woodlands and mixed deciduous and coniferous forests. They prefer, older, more mature hardwood forests and may require the presence of oak trees. White-breasted nuthatches are also common visitors to backyard birdfeeders.
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Genus: Sitta (nuthatches)
Family: Sittidae (nuthatches)
Order: Passeriformes (perching birds)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Phylum/Division: Chordata (Spinal chorded)
Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)