Sitta europaea

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Noun1.Sitta europaea - a kind of nuthatchSitta europaea - a kind of nuthatch      
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
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We extend the host range of Collyriculm faba to include apodiform birds (Apus apus, Apus melba, and Apus pallidus) and the passerine Sitta europaea (Eurasian nuthatch).
2009b: Experimental evidence for nest-site competition between invasive ring-necked parakeets Psittacula krameri and native nuthatches Sitta europaea.--Biological Conservation 142: 1588-1594.
1992); more suitable territories were occupied more frequently than less suitable ones in long-term studies of Nuthatches (Sitta europaea; Matthysen 1987, Nilsson 1987); and preferred territories were consistently occupied early each season in a 7-yr study of Great Reed Warblers (Acrocephalus arundinaceus; Bensch and Hasselquist 1991).