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Wood Nuthatch

Sitta europaea Linnaeus, 1758

The Eurasian Nuthatch (Sitta europaea) is a small passerine found throughout temperate Europe and Asia. It belongs to the nuthatch family Sittidae. This bird is the most common and most widespread nuthatch, and is often referred to just as the Nuthatch. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sittidae
Genus:
  Sitta

Scientific:
  Sitta europaea

Citation:
  Linnaeus, 1758

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.115

Protonym:
  Sitta europaea

Avibase ID:
  9C2B53A087F44E10

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9C2B53A0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563018

Geographic range:

  • Sitta europaea europaea: Scandinavia and Russia to Volga and Vyatka basins and Ukraine
  • Sitta europaea caesia: Britain to Denmark, Carpathian Mts., Pyrénées and Balkan Pen.
  • Sitta europaea hispaniensis (hispaniensis): Iberian Peninsula
  • Sitta europaea hispaniensis (atlas): Morocco
  • Sitta europaea cisalpina: southern Switzerland (south of the Alps), mainland Italy, Sicily, and western coastal Balkans, south to southwestern Montenegro
  • Sitta europaea levantina: W Asia Minor, Levant and s Turkey (e to Euphrates River)
  • Sitta europaea caucasica: N and ne Turkey, Caucasus region and Transcaucasia
  • Sitta europaea persica: Zagros Mountains (sw Iran)
  • Sitta europaea rubiginosa: SE Transcaucasia (Talyshskiye and Gory mountains) to n Iran
  • Sitta europaea asiatica: central Russia east to the western shore of Lake Baikal, south to Kazakhstan and western Mongolia
  • Sitta europaea baicalensis: southeastern Siberia, from region south and east of Lake Baikal, east to the Sea of Okhotsk and northeastern China
  • Sitta europaea takatsukasai: southern Kuril Islands (Iturup and Urup)
  • Sitta europaea clara: southern Kuril Islands (Kunashir and Shikotan) and northern Japan (Hokkaido)
  • Sitta europaea sakhalinensis: Sakhalin (Russia)
  • Sitta europaea albifrons: northeastern Russia (southern Koryak Highlands and the Kamchatka Peninsula) and northern Kuril Islands (Paramushir)
  • Sitta europaea roseilia: southern Japan (southern Kyushu)
  • Sitta europaea amurensis: SE Russia to ne China, Korea and Honshu (n Japan)
  • Sitta europaea hondoensis: central and southern Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, and northern Kyushu)
  • Sitta europaea bedfordi: Cheju-Do Islands (Korea)
  • Sitta europaea seorsa: NW China (e Tien Shan Mountains of n Xinjiang)
  • Sitta europaea sinensis: central and eastern China
  • Sitta europaea formosana: Taiwan
  • Show more...
English:
Wood Nuthatch
Czech:
Brhlík lesní
German:
Kleiber
Danish:
Spætmejse
Spanish:
Trepador Azul
Finnish:
Pähkinänakkeli
French:
Sittelle torchepot
Icelandic:
Hnotigða
Italian:
Picchio muratore
Japanese:
gojū-kara
Japanese:
ゴジュウカラ
Dutch:
Boomklever
Norwegian:
Spettmeis
Polish:
kowalik (zwyczajny)
Portuguese:
Trepadeira-azul
Russian:
Поползень
Slovak:
brhlík severský
Swedish:
nötväcka
Ukrainian:
Повзик
Chinese:
普通䴓


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Wood Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Wood Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Wood Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Wood Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Wood Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Wood Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Wood Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Sittelle torchepot ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Eurasian Nuthatch (Eurasian) ( Sitta europaea [europaea Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Eurasian Nuthatch (Eurasian) ( Sitta europaea [europaea Group]) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Eurasian Nuthatch ( Sitta europaea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Sitta europaea [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms


Asturian: Martarinete
Azerbaijani: Adi sitta
Belarusian: Звычайны кавалік, Звычайны папаўзень, Папаўзень звычайны
Bulgarian: орска зидарка
Breton: Ar pokerig-kraoñ
Catalan: Pica-soques blau
Montenegrin: brgljez
Czech: Brhlík lesní
Welsh: Delor y Cnau
Danish: Spætmejse
German: Kleiber
Greek: Δεντροτσοπανάκος
English: Eurasian Nuthatch, Eurasian Nuthatch (Eurasian), Nuthatch, Wood Nuthatch
Esperanto: sito
Spanish: Trepador Azul
Spanish (Spain): Trepador Azul
Estonian: Puukoristaja
Basque: Garrapoa
Persian: کمرکُلی جنگلی , کمرکُلی جنگلی (درختی)
Finnish: Pähkinänakkeli
Faroese: Rennisveinur
French: Sittelle torchepot
Frisian: Blauspjocht
Irish: Cnóshnag
Gaelic: Sgoltan
Galician: Gabeador azul
Manx: Scolteyder croiyn
Hebrew: סיטה אירופית
Croatian: Brgljez
Hungarian: Csuszka
Armenian: Սովորական Սիտեղ
Icelandic: Hnotigða
Italian: Picchio muratore, Picchio muratore eurasiatico
Japanese: gojū-kara
Japanese: ゴジュウカラ
Japanese (Kanji): 五十雀
Georgian: ჩვეულებრივი ცოცია, ჩვეულებრივი ხეცოცია
Khakas: Чочылас
Kazakh: Орман кєктекесі
Kazakh (Transliteration): orman kök-tekesi
Korean: 동고비, 아물동고비, 아물동고비(동고비)
Korean (Transliteration): amul-donggobi, amul-dong-gobi, donggobi, dong-gobi
Cornish: Terrer know
Scientific: Sitta europaea, Sitta europaea [europaea Group], Sitta europaea europaea
Luxembourgish: Kuesleefer
Limburgish: Azuurmees
Lithuanian: Bukutis, eurazinis bukutis, Paprastasis bukutis
Latvian: Dzilnītis
Macedonian: Обичен (Шумски) лазач, обичен лазач
Mongolian: Өрнийн тоншголжин, Тоншголжин
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠦᠷᠣᠨ᠎ᠠ ᠶᠢᠨ ᠲᠣᠩᠰᠢᠭᠣᠯᠵᠢᠨ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Модон шогшоо, Нохой шогшуур, Шарцгай
Mongolian (Transliteration): modoŋ shogshoo, nokhoi shogshuur, örniŋ toŋshgoljiŋ, shartsgai, toŋshgoljiŋ
Moldavian: Țiclean
Dutch: Boomklever
Norwegian: Spettmeis
Polish: kowalik, kowalik (zwyczajny)
Pinyin: chá-fù shī, chuān shù pí, pǔtōng shī, sōng zhēr
Portuguese: Trepadeira-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): Trepadeira-azul
Romansh: pitgarel
Romanian: Țiclean
Russian: Обыкновенный поползень, Поползень, Поползень обыкновенный
Scots: Sgoltan
Sindhi: ٽم ٽَُڄي ػىڂڄي )ى هٍزي(
Slovak: brhlík obyčajný, brhlík severský
Slovenian: brglez
Albanian: Zvarritësi i zakonshëm
Serbian: brgljez puzavac
Swedish: Nötväcka
Turkish: Sıvacıkuşu, Орман көктекесі
Tuvinian: Дүлей-көк
Ukrainian: Повзик
Vietnamese: Trèo cây đít hung
Chinese: 普通䴓, 松枝儿, 穿树皮
Chinese (Traditional): 普通鳾, 松枝兒, 穿樹皮, 茶腹鳾
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 茶腹鳾
Chinese (Taiwan): 茶腹

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