What comes up ....

... must come down! Or so the saying goes! The Varied Sitella has a remarkable foraging method. It hops HEAD-FIRST down tree branches and trunks to find its prey (insects and spiders living under the bark).

Photo courtesy of Ed Frazer
Open the July version of Jim Butler's "Feather Fascination" to see an image of the Varied Sittella on its way down a tree, and read more about these beautiful and uniquely-shaped residents of our Catchment.