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Small, plump insect eaters that specialize in gleaning insects from bark on the vertical surfaces of tree trunks. Nuthatches typically work tree trunks moving from top to bottom. Note their short, chisel-like bill and short legs with large feet and long toes


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Sitta canadensis Sitta canadensis
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