family Sittidae

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Related to family Sittidae: Sitta europaea, Eurasian Nuthatch, Red breasted nuthatch, Treecreeper, White breasted Nuthatch
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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
genus Sitta, Sitta - type genus of the Sittidae
References in periodicals archive ?
5 & 6 mexicano - Mexican Chickadee) FAMILY SITTIDAE Sitta carolinensis; (Sita pecho 1 3 bianco - White-breasted Nuthatch) Sitta pygmaea; (Sita enana - 1 2,3,4,5 & 6 Pygmy Nuthatch) FAMILY CERTHIDAE Certhia Americana; (Trepador 2.
hudsonia Forster, boreal I R chickadee Family Sittidae (nuthatches) Sitta canadensis Linnaeus, red- I O breasted nuthatch S.