He was still as a statue. Several other birds higher up in this tree (other nut hatches, chickadees and Blue Jays) were also. All their heads were pointed in more or less the same direction. An unseen hawk must have been lurking near.
This guy will practically land on my head when I'm holding a peanut butter jar. However close he is though, getting a photo of him is difficult because he's so tiny, so very quick, and never stops moving for long.