family Sittidae


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Noun1.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
genus Sitta, Sitta - type genus of the Sittidae
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hudsonia Forster, boreal I R chickadee Family Sittidae (nuthatches) Sitta canadensis Linnaeus, red- I O breasted nuthatch S.