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Jacob Crawford
145. by Jacob Crawford on May 27, 2013 at 04:58 am

The White-Breasted Nuthatch will take chunks of suet or seed (Mainly tree nuts, Black-oil sunflower, striped sunflower, hulled sunflower, and peanuts) and fly away to a nearby tree where he will then either try to hide it in a crevice for later or shove it into the bark and crack it.

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Citation: Personal Experience. I observe this regularly, highly confident.

Dave Irons
reply by Dave Irons on May 27, 2013 at 10:48 pm

This behavioral note is exactly the sort of content that we hope to collect. Thanks for sharing this interesting observation.

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