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(Redirected from Black-headed Nuthatch)
Alternative names: Snowy-browed Nuthatch; Black-headed Nuthatch
11.5cm. A small nuthatch.
Sexes similar. Females with less contrast between black cap and blue-grey upperparts. Juveniles with duller cap.
 Similar species
Corsican Nuthatch is remarkably similar, but ranges don't overlap.
*This last subspecies is not recognised by all authorities
Temperate forests mostly in hills. Also recorded breeding in city park.
Feeds on insects. In winter pine seeds and other seeds are also taken.
Breeding recorded in April and May. The nest is placed in a tree cavity, a rotten stump or in an old building, 0.3 to 14m above the ground. Lays 4 to 9 eggs.
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