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Blue jays, cardinals, chickadees, finches, nuthatches and titmice will come for the black-oil sunflower seed.
The sound of the flowing river was broken by the chirping of a black-capped chickadee and a white-breasted nuthatch.
But a downy woodpecker has set up shop in the old tree, and the chickadees and nuthatches are working over the bark something fierce.
Species that live there include pygmy nuthatches, kangaroo rats, rough-skinned newts and northern spotted owls, according to a monument pamphlet.
Of those, the most common are wrens, titmice, chickadees, bluebirds, house sparrows, nuthatches, fly catchers, tree swallows, woodpeckers, kestrels, wood ducks, barn owls and screech owls.
A red-breasted nuthatch even showed; a late holdover from the winter.
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: a small bird with a narrow beak and short tail
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