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dc.coverage.spatialNorth America
dc.coverage.temporal1980-04
dc.creatorGarst, Warren, 1922-2016, photographer
dc.date1980-04
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T06:38:45Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T06:38:45Z
dc.description35 mm slide; color.
dc.descriptionScientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia; Phylum: Chordata; Class: Aves; Order: Passeriformes; Family: Sittidae; Genus: Sitta; Genus species: Sitta canadensis.
dc.descriptionAnimal characteristics: Head-Body Length: 11-12 cm; Identification: The red-breasted nuthatch has blue-gray upperparts and pale rusty undersides. The male has a black crown and a line through its eye. The female has a gray crown; Habitat: Mixed forests; Diet: Omnivore: insects, seeds, spiders; Reproduction: Cavities in rotted trees serve as nesting sites for red-breasted nuthatches. The female incubates her 5-6 eggs for 12 days. Both sexes help care for the chicks. Two to three weeks after hatching, the chicks leave the nest; Behavior: Red-breasted nuthatches will migrate if food is scarce and may cache food for the winter; Status: No special status; Interesting Facts: Red-breasted nuthatches smear sticky tree pitch around their nest cavity's entrance, helping to prevent other animals from entering.
dc.format.mediumphotographs
dc.format.mediumslides (photographs)
dc.identifierMGARaaaa100679
dc.identifierGarst_11719.tif
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/54033
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relationFinding aid: https://lib2.colostate.edu/archives/findingaids/manuscripts/mgar.html
dc.relation.isformatofSlide no. G11719
dc.relation.ispartofGarst (Warren and Genevieve) Collection
dc.rightsColorado State University owns the rights for this material. Please contact Manuscripts at the CSU Libraries for use information: https://lib.colostate.edu/find/archives-special-collections/
dc.subjecttree-clinging bird
dc.subjectred-breasted nuthatch
dc.subject.lcshNuthatches
dc.subject.lcshPasseriformes
dc.subject.lcshBirds
dc.subject.lcshVertebrates
dc.subject.lcshChordata
dc.titleRed-breasted nuthatch standing on ground
dc.typeStillImage
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