South Downs Nature
NUTHATCH Sitta europaea
Found in woods and gardens mainly in the south of Britain. Loud liquid whistles pew, pew, pewchwee chwee; fast ringing trills, loud chwit.
Identified by its blue-grey and buff plumageand oddly top heavy look. An agile climber that descends trees headfirst unlike other birds.
Date: 30 Mar 2017
Location: Cuckmere Haven