In my humble opinion, Nuthatches (Sitta Europaea) are birds of
terrific charisma. They are master climbers of trees where they run up, down
and around the tree trunks and branches. They simply don't mind whether they
are right way up or upside down. In addition, they have a characteristic pose
in which they are facing downwards on a tree trunk, but looking upwards at the
The plumage of a Nuthatch is nothing but striking. It has a
smokey grey back, yellowish-beige belly and reddish-brown under-tail. It sports
white cheeks and grey head that contrast nicely with a black eye-stripe.
Check the recently captured »Rascal Nutty« below while playing »Hide&Seek«
with me around an old tree trunk.