A Reprieve 3

If there was a forest chiropractor, his most frequent clients would be nuthatches.

Did you know both Red- and White-breasted Nuthatches work their way down a tree when foraging under the bark for food? And Brown Creepers work their way up a tree along the trunk. This is a classic example of niche partitioning to reduce competition, allowing for habitat coexistence. *biology geek, out*

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  1. […] recently posted a photo of a white-breasted nuthatch, and described their foraging habits: they work their way down a tree […]

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