pygmy nuthatch
Nuthatch Nut"hatch`, n. [OE. nuthake. See 2d {Hack}.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of birds of the genus {Sitta}, as the European species ({Sitta Europ[ae]a}). The {white-breasted nuthatch} ({Sitta Carolinensis}), the {red-breasted nuthatch} ({Sitta Canadensis}), the {pygmy nuthatch} ({Sitta pygm[ae]a}), and others, are American. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pygmy Nuthatch — Taxobox name = Pygmy Nuthatch status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image caption = California, USA. image width = 300px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Sittidae genus = Sitta species = S. pygmaea …   Wikipedia

  • pygmy nuthatch — noun : a small nuthatch (Sitta pygmaea) of western No. America that is largely bluish gray above with white chin and neck patch and whitish underparts * * * pygmy nuthatch, a small nuthatch inhabiting the coniferous forests of western North… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Nuthatch — Nut hatch , n. [OE. nuthake. See 2d {Hack}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of birds of the genus {Sitta}, as the European species ({Sitta Europ[ae]a}). The {white breasted nuthatch} ({Sitta Carolinensis}), the {red breasted nuthatch}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • red-breasted nuthatch — Nuthatch Nut hatch , n. [OE. nuthake. See 2d {Hack}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of birds of the genus {Sitta}, as the European species ({Sitta Europ[ae]a}). The {white breasted nuthatch} ({Sitta Carolinensis}), the {red breasted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white-breasted nuthatch — Nuthatch Nut hatch , n. [OE. nuthake. See 2d {Hack}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of birds of the genus {Sitta}, as the European species ({Sitta Europ[ae]a}). The {white breasted nuthatch} ({Sitta Carolinensis}), the {red breasted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • White-breasted Nuthatch — ] The White breasted Nuthatch is the only North American nuthatch usually found in deciduous trees; Red breasted, Pygmy and Brown headed Nuthatches prefer pines.The presence of mature or decaying trees with holes suitable for nesting is essential …   Wikipedia

  • Sitta Canadensis — Nuthatch Nut hatch , n. [OE. nuthake. See 2d {Hack}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of birds of the genus {Sitta}, as the European species ({Sitta Europ[ae]a}). The {white breasted nuthatch} ({Sitta Carolinensis}), the {red breasted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sitta Carolinensis — Nuthatch Nut hatch , n. [OE. nuthake. See 2d {Hack}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of birds of the genus {Sitta}, as the European species ({Sitta Europ[ae]a}). The {white breasted nuthatch} ({Sitta Carolinensis}), the {red breasted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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