White-breasted Nuthatch

Physical Traits

This is an entertaining acrobatic bird. It's often called the upside-down bird because it runs headfirst down the trunks of trees. It is gray above, white below and has a black cap.


It nests in trees lined with plant fibers. They use nest boxes. White-breasted Nuthatches can be found in forests and woodlands where they methodically search trees for insects.

Recommended Feeders

Feeder Tips

Hanging the feeder from a tree branch or close to a tree trunk is optimal. Squirrel baffles are recommended.

States and Regions Found

White-breasted nuthatches are found from southern Canada to Mexico.