Male: Slate gray bird with a white belly, black cap and neck. Long thin bill, slightly upturned. Chestnut-colored undertail.
Female: Similar to male, with a gray cap and neck.
Juvenile: Similar to female.
Nest: Female and male build cavity. One brood per year.
Eggs: 5-7; white with brown markings
Incubation: 11-12 days; female incubates
Fledging: 13-14 days; male and female feed young
Migration: The White-breasted Nuthatch can be found in St. Charles County year round.
Food: Insects, seeds, nuts, and will come to seed and suet feeders.