White-breasted nuthatches help to control insect populations in the summer. They also disperse the seeds of many plants.
Ecosystem Impact: disperses seeds
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© The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors
BioKIDS Critter Catalog
Tanya Dewey, Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Kari Kirschbaum, Animal Diversity Web Staff
Jennifer Roof, University of Michigan
Roof, J. 1999. "Sitta carolinensis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed September 16, 2012 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Sitta_carolinensis.html
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