Just Got a Drink From the Stream

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    Stephen T.

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    After seeing the wonderful chipmunk drinking, I had to post this one, but didn't want to steal RobAmy's post!

    This red breasted nuthatch had just tipped it's head back and swallowed. It was just after sunrise and the sun poked through a hole in the brush to light the bird and not much else! I have a couple blinds set up along my ponds and stream, and sat there for about 45 minutes to get this one. Of course, lots of birds came and went, this one is just a bit more special!

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    j.w I Love my Goldies

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    Nice photo and good posing from the bird. It's like a kayaker's view through the rapids :)
     
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    Sweet pic, I see the red breasted now and then here but not common

    Actually come to think of it I have seen a nuthatch in our stream
     
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    We get both red and white breasted nuthatches here quite often. Usually, it's on a small snag I use outside our kitchen window, as a posing bench for birds in the winter. It is on a base that I can move around and there are hidden feeders built in and out of sight of the camera position.
     
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    Great picture.
     
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