Clark's nutcracker

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Noun1.Clark's nutcracker - nutcracker of the western United StatesClark's nutcracker - nutcracker of the western United States
nutcracker - speckled birds that feed on nuts
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Healthy whitebark pines are essential to the forest's health and to one species in particular: The Clark's nutcracker and the tree have evolved to work together over millions of years.
I make the pine nut cookies because I tell them about a bird called the Clark's nutcracker, which is the only way the seeds of the whitebark pine is propagated.
Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana) was first reported from the area by Leopold (1947); a decade later Miller et at (1957) reported a second sighting of this corvid.
The most spectacular food-storing performance is that of Clark's nutcracker, Nucifraga columbiana, which stores some 30,000.
Clark's Nutcracker is a lovely bird found in whitebark pine forests.
We soon found out that the Clark's nutcracker is the spatial memory superstar of the avian world, and possibly of the vertebrate world.
Here, we explore one possible source of fitness loss to limber pine (Pinus flexilis, Pinaceae) from seed dispersal by Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana, Corvidae): competition within multi-genet tree clusters of reproductive age.
The central role of Clark's nutcracker in the dispersal and establishment of whitebark pine.
Adaptations of whitebark pine seed dispersal by Clark's nutcracker.
The relationship between bear and tree traces back to a rather ordinary-looking bird called the Clark's nutcracker, a relative of the crow.
Should humanity get a little too full of itself and its intellectual prowess, there's always Clark's nutcracker to think about.
The Clark's Nutcracker also caches the seeds of wind-dispersed species, including Jeffrey pine (Tomback, 1978), ponderosa pine (P.