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 Similar Species
Similar to Pygmy Nuthatch.
Southeastern United States and the Bahamas, on Grand Bahama. Found from south-eastern Oklahoma and eastern Texas through central Arkansas, Tennessee, and the Gulf Coast states, to southern Maryland and Delaware, Virginia, then south to southern Florida.
There are 2 subspecies:
Mixed forests and open pine forests and gardens.
The diet includes cockroaches, beetles, and spiders and pineseeds.
Visits garden feeders.
They nest in a tree cavity; the eggs are incubated for 14 days. The young fledge 18 days later.
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