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 nuthatch} ({Sitta Canadensis}), the {pygmy nuthatch} ({Sitta pygm[ae]a}), and others, are American. [1913 Webster]

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  • Red-breasted Nuthatch — Taxobox name = Red breasted Nuthatch status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Sittidae genus = Sitta species = S. canadensis binomial = Sitta canadensis binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • red-breasted nuthatch — noun bluish grey nuthatch with reddish breast; of northern coniferous forests • Syn: ↑Sitta canadensis • Hypernyms: ↑nuthatch, ↑nutcracker • Member Holonyms: ↑Sitta, ↑genus Sitta * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • red-breasted nuthatch — kanadinis bukutis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Sitta canadensis angl. red breasted nuthatch vok. Kanadakleiber, m rus. канадский поползень, m pranc. sittelle à poitrine rousse, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – bukučiai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Red-breasted — may refer to:* Red breasted Blackbird, a passerine bird * Red breasted Chat, a species of bird in the Parulidae family * Red breasted Coua, a species of cuckoo * Red breasted Flycatcher, a small passerine bird * Red breasted Goose, a goose of the …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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

  • Nuthatch — Nuthatches A Eurasian Nuthatch climbing a tree trunk in search of food Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • nuthatch — /nut hach /, n. any of numerous small, short tailed, sharp beaked birds of the family Sittidae that creep on trees and feed on small nuts and insects. [1300 50; ME notehache, nuthagge, nuthak, lit., nut hacker. See NUT, HACK1] * * * Any of about… …   Universalium

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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