brown head; bluish-grey back; chisel-like bill (Georgia, USA; 2011-12-16)

Brown-headed Nuthatch
Sitta pusilla

Native Range: North America

Notes: In the USA, the eastern counterpart of the western Pygmy Nuthatch; almost always seen in small groups foraging in pine forests; no sexual dimorphism.

white throat and underparts (Georgia, USA; 2011-12-16)

eating a seed; darker brown line through eye (Georgia, USA; 2011-12-16)

normally a tree-hugger except when at feeder (Georgia, USA; 2011-12-16)

dorsal view; white spot at the back of the head (Georgia, USA; 2011-12-16)