Spotted Nutcracker

Nucifraga caryocatactes - Cassenoix moucheté

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Corvidés

  • Genus
    :

    Nucifraga

  • Species
    :

    caryocatactes

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 55 cm.
  • Weight
    : 150 à 200 g
Longevity

8 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Spotted Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family.

Subspecific information 8 Subspecies

  • Nucifraga caryocatactes caryocatactes (Europe)
  • Nucifraga caryocatactes macrorhynchos (Ural Mts. to e Siberia and ne China)
  • Nucifraga caryocatactes rothschildi (Kazakhstan to nw China)
  • Nucifraga caryocatactes japonica (Kuril Is. and n Japan)
  • Nucifraga caryocatactes owstoni (Taiwan)
  • Nucifraga caryocatactes interdicta (n China)
  • Nucifraga caryocatactes hemispila (nw and c Himalayas)
  • Nucifraga caryocatactes macella (e Himalayas to c and s China and n Myanmar)

Foreign names

  • Cassenoix moucheté,
  • Cascanueces común,
  • Quebra-nozes,
  • Tannenhäher,
  • Fenyőszajkó,
  • Notenkraker,
  • Nocciolaia eurasiatica,
  • Nötkråka,
  • Nøttekråke,
  • orešnica perlavá,
  • ořešník kropenatý,
  • Nøddekrige,
  • pähkinähakki,
  • trencanous eurasiàtic,
  • Hnotbrjótur,
  • orzechówka (zwyczajna),
  • riekstrozis,
  • krekovt,
  • Кедровка,
  • ホシガラス,
  • 星鸦,
  • 星鴉,

Voice song and cries

Cassenoix moucheté
adult

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Urban Areas

Geographic range

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