Nuthatch

Today while out taking other photos I suddenly heard a hammering sound in the direction behind me, toward our house.  It sounded a lot like a small woodpecker pounding on a tree.  I looked and it was a nuthatch trying to get something that was inside of that tiny crack in the board on the roof.  I am not sure what it was after, but when I turned and pointed the camera at it, it darted to the brick of the chimney.  I couldn’t believe how well it hopped along the brick.  It did that for a bit, eying me, then decided I was too worrisome I guess, and flew.

I knew they were excellent at hanging onto trees and such.  But I thought it was quite impressive how well it hung onto the brick.

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