22 November 2020 - a rare visitor to our yard

Quick - grab the phone and take a photo.

What a photo taken by a phone looks like when enlarged.


Meanwhile down below, a squirrel explores what lies beneath the fallen leaves.


Grabbing a real camera, it turns out we have a red-breasted nuthatch checking out the suet. It is much smaller than our more-familiar white-breasted nuthatch, and has a distinctive dark line running through its eye. It stayed in view for some time, then was gone. It hasn't been back.






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