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nuthouse

and nut factory and nut-foundry and nuthatch
n. an insane asylum. The teacher spent three years in the nuthouse. When did you get out of the nut factory?

nuthatch

verb
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Headquartered in Bangalore, Nuthatch is a first generation business nest and into Food and Nutrition products (Dry Blending only).
Nature Note: Inquisitive by nature, a red-breasted nuthatch will approach fairly closely if you stand perfectly still.
Simon Hatfield, director at Concept Leisure, added: "After opening The Nuthatch in 2016 it became clear that Stockton town centre was at the start of an exciting resurgence and we were keen to expand our business with a restaurant in the Cultural Quarter.
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With the wind and rain by mid-afternoon waning somewhat, it was surprising to actually feel a sense of spring during the lull as a nuthatch repeated its call high up in the overlooking trees and grebes, seemingly checking out the overhanging foliage for a possible nest site.
For those in the market for a larger property, there is the spacious three-bedroom Nuthatch, which starts from PS189,950.
They have to take as much as they can before they too are disturbed by one of my favourite birds, the nuthatch.
In this way they rose again, as could never be in the long-gone orchard, where winds bowed them down, where woodpecker, nuthatch, wren, and chickadee claimed them as territory, staking out their own with bright punctuation marks of sound.
To date, I've had great spotted woodpecker, nuthatch, goldfinch, siskin and even a bullfinch on my bird table.
He says: "In winter, patches of woodland on these low lying 'moors' shelter a few interesting species - bullfinches, jays, nuthatch, woodcock, long-eared owl, goshawk and suchlike.
White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis): Frequent backyard visitor; often seen climbing down trees head first.
Among her most memorable moments: the sight of a tiny nuthatch zinging past her and drilling straight into a tree hole without so much as a pause, or the time she watched an eagle feed a fish to its young nesting in the crotch of a cottonwood tree.
To illustrate the point, the Nuthatch, which was initially sighted around the confines of Bretton Park, flourished and could be seen plastering mud in woodlands around the Huddersfield region.
Nuthatch (John Oxx/Wally Swinburn) is bound for the Derby after trouncing Hail The Pirates (Vincent O'Brien/Thomas Murphy) in the Nijinsky Stakes at Leopardstown.
I am hoping that a nuthatch will alight on my wrist, and there will be a little message neatly tied to its leg.