Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to family Sittidae: Sitta europaea, Eurasian Nuthatch, Red breasted nuthatch, Treecreeper, White breasted Nuthatch
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|Noun||1.||family Sittidae - nuthatches|
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
nuthatch, nutcracker - any of various small short-tailed songbirds with strong feet and a sharp beak that feed on small nuts and insects