Sunday, May 17, 2015

Velvet-fronted nuthatch (Sitta frontalis)

English: Velvet-fronted nuthatch
Binomial: Sitta frontalis
Sinhala: විල්ලුද නළල් යටිකුරිත්තා[Willuda nalal yatikuriththa]

Sitta frontalis is a passerine bird found in some Asian countries including Sri Lanka. It feeds on insects and some other small creatures on stems of trees by climbing up and down while keeping the head down. Above bird was photographed in April at Hakgala Botanical Garden.

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