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How Do You Attract Nuthatches?

Choice Seed Blend, Bird Food, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
Choice Plus Blend
No-Mess Seed Cylinder, Bird Food, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
No-Mess Cylinder
Shelled Peanuts, Straight Seed, Bird Food, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
Shelled Peanuts
EcoTough Classic Hopper, Bird Feeder, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
EcoTough Classic Bird Feeder
EcoClean Seed Tube Large with Quick-Clean Bottom, Bird Feeder, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
EcoClean Seed Tube Feeder
Seed Cylinder Feeder, Bird Feeder, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
Seed Cylinder Feeder
EcoClean Mesh Peanut Bird Feeder with Quick-Clean Bottom, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
EcoClean Mesh Peanut Feeder with Quick-Clean Bottom
APS Basic Setup, Hardware, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
APS Basic Setup - Hanging
Bark Butter on a Tree Trunk, Wild Birds Unlimited, WBU
Bark Butter on a Tree

Other Info About Nuthatches

Do They Migrate?

Nuthatches (except Red-breasted) are non-migratory, year-round residents throughout their ranges.

What Foods Do They Eat?

Oil sunflower, sunflower chips, safflower, hulled peanuts, mealworms, tree nuts, suet blends, Bark Butter®, Bark Butter Bits

Where Do They Nest?

Nests primarily in natural cavities and woodpecker holes and will use a nest box.

What Do They Look Like?

Male and female plumage are similar except for the male having an entirely black cap on its head while the female’s crown is bluish-gray and its neck is black like the male’s. No seasonal plumage changes. Juvenile plumage similar to adults.

Range Maps

Maps provided by Birds of North America Online.
Maintained by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.