I have a very similar habitat (Firs and Maples) near the Willamette south of Milwaukie. There are Oaks around but not within a quarter mile or so as Tom's situation.
W-B Nuthatches are regular most of the year at the feeders.
On Tue, Oct 22, 2019 at 4:17 PM Thomas Love <tlove...> wrote:
> We have at least a pair if not two in our neighborhood (near Bridgeport > Village in SE Wash Co). Tall doug-firs with good broadleaf maple subcanopy > predominate. There are few oaks of any species anywhere near here; I've not > taken a census, but I don't think there are any Oregon white oaks - > certainly no large ones, within at least a quarter mile. There is pretty > nice mixed riparian, with ash, within 1/5 mile. I'll pay more attention > ahead. > > Tom >