Sittidae


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Related to Sittidae: nuthatch
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Noun1.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
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Otros depredadores pueden ser lagartijas, murcielagos y aves de las familias Picidae, Furnariidae, Caprimulgidae, Vireonidae, Parulidae, Sittidae y Tyrannidae (Linsley 1959, 1961).
204 The Eurasian nuthatch (Sitta europaea, family Sittidae) is one of the most active small birds that lives permanently in the conifer forests.
Although both avian hosts are perching birds found in the order Passeriformes, they belong to different families (Sittidae and Emberizidae), which suggest the possibility of a wide host range for this helminth parasite.