Eurasian Nuthatch

Sitta europaea - Sittelle torchepot

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Sittidés

  • Genus
    :

    Sitta

  • Species
    :

    europaea

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 19 à 24 g
Longevity

9 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea) is a species of bird in the Sittidae family.

Subspecific information 21 Subspecies

  • Sitta europaea caesia (w, c and se Europe)
  • Sitta europaea europaea (n and e Europe)
  • Sitta europaea hispaniensis (Portugal, Spain and n Morocco)
  • Sitta europaea cisalpina (Switzerland, Croatia, Italy and Sicily)
  • Sitta europaea levantina (s Turkey, n Syria and n Lebanon)
  • Sitta europaea persica (se Turkey, n Iraq and w Iran)
  • Sitta europaea caucasica (ne Turkey to sw Russia)
  • Sitta europaea rubiginosa (n Iran and Azerbaijan)
  • Sitta europaea asiatica (sw, sc Siberia, n Kazakhstan and w Mongolia)
  • Sitta europaea baicalensis (e Siberia, c Mongolia)
  • Sitta europaea albifrons (ne Siberia and the n Kuril Is.)
  • Sitta europaea sakhalinensis (Sakhalin I.)
  • Sitta europaea takatsukasai (sc Kuril Is.)
  • Sitta europaea clara (s Kuril Is., Hokkaido. n Japan.)
  • Sitta europaea hondoensis (Honshu to n Kyushu. Japan.)
  • Sitta europaea amurensis (Russian Far East, ne China and Korea)
  • Sitta europaea roseilia (s Kyushu. extreme s Japan.)
  • Sitta europaea bedfordi (Cheju I.. off South Korea.)
  • Sitta europaea seorsa (nw China)
  • Sitta europaea sinensis (nc and e China)
  • Sitta europaea formosana (Taiwan)

Foreign names

  • Sittelle torchepot,
  • Trepador azul,
  • Trepadeira-azul,
  • Kleiber,
  • Csuszka,
  • Boomklever,
  • Picchio muratore eurasiatico,
  • Nötväcka,
  • Spettmeis,
  • brhlík obyčajný,
  • brhlík lesní,
  • Spætmejse,
  • pähkinänakkeli,
  • pica-soques blau,
  • Hnotigða,
  • kowalik (zwyczajny),
  • dzilnītis,
  • brglez,
  • Обыкновенный поползень,
  • ゴジュウカラ,
  • 普通,
  • 茶腹鳾,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate

Geographic range

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