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Passeriformes

Nuthatches (Sittidae)

HBW 13, p. 102

  • Small to medium-sized arboreal passerines with short tail, short rounded wings, and medium-long dagger-like bill; plumage grey or bluish above, with blackish eyestripe, and whitish with variable buff, chestnut or lilac below.
  • Palearctic and Oriental Regions, with four species in Nearctic Region.
  • Forest, woodland, parks and gardens; two species in bare rocky areas, cliffs, ravines and gorges.
  • 1 genus, 27 species, 92 taxa.
  • 4 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
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1 genus, 27 species

701 files covering
1 genus (100%)
26 species (96%)

 

    249 videos covering
1 genus (100%)
23 species (85%)
    416 photographs covering
1 genus (100%)
26 species (96%)
    36 sound recordings covering
1 genus (100%)
17 species (63%)
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