White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis)
 
Status in the Checklist Area - (4) - Accidental
     
 
Information

Larger than our common Red-breasted Nuthatch, this species is most common in the eastern part of the Province and most of the United States where they are generally non-migratory.

Similar species:
Habits and voice are similar to Red-breasted Nuthatch. Larger size, white breast and plain, white face distinctive.

 

     
Noteworthy Data
 
Date
Location
Sources
Comments
15-Dec-2011 Slesse Park, Chilliwack R. Steensland Last recorded January 6, 2012
8-June-2010 Hope Airport B & J Clayton Seen and heard at east end of airport.
7-Nov-2008 Chilliwack J. Osterhold Feeding in trees in a backyard in Vedder Crossing area.
17-Dec-2007 Hope T & D Dal Bello Coming to a feeder. Last seen on 2 April 2008.
 
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Audio and Video    
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