Topsy-turvy Nuthatch

When I set up the buffet last spring, the nuthatches were my first regular customers. They were the first to decide I was unimportant to their dining experience, the first to try out each style of feeder, and the first to just hang out with me. They seem to prefer to do all of this upside down.

Upside down on the landing…

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Upside down as they eat…

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Upside down as they throw me a pose… (Seriously, they get style points from me for this – it’s acrobatic)

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And upside down as they check me out…

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Now, to be fair, they do fly right-side-up, mostly.