Nuthatches are amazing birds. They do not perch on branches as much as climb straight up or down the tree trunk itself. Mostly dining on insects or seeds, a nuthatch at your backyard feeder will take more than he can eat himself and store seeds away in tree caverns and cracks as a future stash. This little growing family found an open hole in a Quaking Aspen to nest their young. Nuthatches don't hollow out tree like woodpeckers, rather they take abandoned or natural holes left available. Momma Nuthatch is ready to tag out and grab some grub of her own. Look at her giving Poppa Nuthatch the eye... Your turn, Daddy!
Karen Obuhanych (kto ART) is a Hawaii-based artist who relishes in the simple, happy moments of everyday life.