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White-breasted nuthatch

Sitta carolinensis (Photo from Wikipedia) Common name:white-breasted nuthatch (en); trepadeira-de-peito-branco (pt); sittelle à poitrine blanche (fr); trepador pechiblanco (es); Carolinakleiber (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily SittidaeRange:This species is found throughout most of the United States, as well as in southern Canada and in Mexico as far south as Oaxaca.Size:These birds are 13-15 cm long and have a wingspan […]

Corsican nuthatch

Sitta whiteheadi Photo by Daniele Occhiato (PBase) Common name:Corsican nuthatch (en); trepadeira-corsa (pt); sitelle corse (fr); trepador corso (es); Korsenkleiber (de) Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily Sittidae Range:This species is endemic to the French island of Corsica, in the Mediterranean. Size:These birds are 11-12 cm long and have a wingspan of 21-22 cm. They weigh 11-14,5 g. Habitat:The […]

Red-breasted nuthatch

Sitta canadensis Photo by Wolfgang Wander (Wikipedia) Common name:red-breasted nuthatch (en); trepadeira-azul-do-Canadá (pt); sittelle à poitrine rousse (fr); trepador canadiense (es); Kanadakleiber (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily SittidaeRange:These birds are found throughout southern and north-western Canada as well as in the western and north-eastern United States. Some population migrate south to winter throughout the United States and sometimes down to […]