Pygmy Nuthatch
Sitta pygmaea
The Pygmy Nuthatch (Sitta pygmaea) breeds across much of the western United States, typically in pine forests. The two shots here were taken in Breckenridge, Summit Co., Colorado, in June, 2007, with a Canon EOS 1D Mark III and EF 500mm F/4 L IS lens and 2X extender..