If you wish to attract Brown-Headed Nuthatch to your yard by feeding them. Listed below are some of the food options Brown-Headed Nuthatches prefer.
If you want to attract the Brown-Headed Nuthatch to your yard using feeders. Listed below are the feeders, Brown-Headed Nuthatch prefer. The pictures below, are examples of each category.
Any size, shape, or style can be used. All the food mention above can be place in a platform feeder; also known as tray feeders or fly thru feeders.
Any size, shape or style can be used, designed to hold one or a variety of the following: Peanuts, sunflower seeds and peanut hearts.
Any style, shape, or size can be used, designed to use one or a variety of the following: peanuts, sunflower seeds, or peanut hearts.
Any size, style or shape can be used. A combination suet feeder with birdseed or a single suet feeder'
Any size, shape, or style that is designed to hold mealworms
Any size, style or shape of birdhouse with the interior dimensions closely related to a 4" x 4" floor to a 5.5" x 5.5" floor. Interior height of 8"-10". An entrance hole of 1" in diameter that is 6"-8" off from the floor.
You can place your birdhouse 5'-15' with the entry hole facing any direction. If you plan to put more than one birdhouse up for a Brown-Headed Nuthatch, place your nest boxes 625' apart to avoid territorial denomination.
Pictures below are some example of acceptable birdhouses for the brown-headed nuthatch.
You can purchase a bluebird house for the brown-headed nuthatch since they too accept the same dimensions as the bluebirds. You will have to reduce the hole size, since bigger birds will take over the nuthatch box.