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Bahama Nuthatch

Sitta insularis Bond, J 1931

The Bahama nuthatch is a nuthatch species endemic to the pineyards of Grand Bahama island in the Bahamas. It may be extinct as of 2019. Source: Wikipedia

Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sittidae
Genus:
   Sitta
Scientific:
  Sitta insularis


Original description

Citation:
  Bond, J 1931

Reference:
   Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 83 p. 389

Protonym:
  Sitta pusilla insularis

Link:
  https://www.jstor.org/stable/4064106


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  71CBBD81F69D2901

Avibase ID:
  avibase-71CBBD81

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/71CBBD81


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 917317


CRITICALLY ENDANGERED

Geographic range:

  • Sitta insularis: Grand Bahama Island; now critically endangered or extinct
English:
Bahama Nuthatch
German:
Bahamakleiber
Spanish:
Trepador de Las Bahamas
Spanish (Spain):
Trepador de las Bahamas
French:
Sittelle des Bahamas
Croatian:
bahamski brgljez
Japanese:
バハマゴジュウカラ
Dutch:
Bahamaboomklever
Norwegian:
brunhettespettmeis (insularis)
Polish:
kowalik bahamski
Portuguese:
trepadeira-das-baamas
Slovak:
brhlík bahamský
Swedish:
bahamanötväcka
Chinese:
巴哈马䴓


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Society 7th edition (incl. 62nd suppl.):
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama) ( Sitta pusilla insularis) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Bahama Nuthatch ( Sitta insularis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sitta pusilla insularis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Sitta [pusilla or insularis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Bulgarian: Кафявоглава зидарка (ssp. insularis)
German: Bahamakleiber, Braunkopfkleiber (insularis)
English: Bahama Nuthatch, Bahamas Nuthatch, Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama)
English, HBW: Bahama Nuthatch
English (IOC): Bahama Nuthatch, Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama)
English (United States): Bahama Nuthatch, Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama)
Spanish: Trepador Cabecipardo (insularis), Trepador de las Bahamas
Spanish (Spain): Trepador Cabecipardo (insularis), Trepador de las Bahamas
Spanish (HBW): Brown-headed Nuthatch (Grand Bahama)
Spanish (Mexico): Bajapalos de las Bahamas
French: Sittelle à tête brune (Bahamas), Sittelle à tête brune (forme des Bahamas), Sittelle à tête brune (insularis), Sittelle des Bahamas
Croatian: bahamski brgljez
Icelandic: Brotigða (insularis)
Japanese (romaji): chagashirahimegojuukara (insularis)
Japanese: チャガシラヒメゴジュウカラ (insularis), バハマゴジュウカラ
Scientific: Sitta insularis, Sitta pusilla insularis
Dutch: Bahamaboomklever, Bruinkopboomklever (insularis)
Norwegian: brunhettespettmeis (insularis)
Polish: kowalik bahamski, kowalik malutki (insularis)
Portuguese: trepadeira-das-baamas
Portuguese (Portugal): trepadeira-das-bahamas
Russian: Буроголовый поползень (insularis)
Slovak: brhlík bahamský, brhlík bahamský (skup.)
Serbian: Smeđoglavi američki brgljez (insularis)
Swedish: bahamanötväcka, brunhuvad nötväcka (insularis)
Turkish: Bahama Sıvacısı, Boz başlı sıvacı (insularis)
Chinese: 巴哈马䴓

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