Definition of Sitta carolinensis
1. Noun. Bluish-grey nuthatch with black head and white breast; of eastern North America.
Generic synonyms: Nutcracker, Nuthatch
Group relationships: Genus Sitta, Sitta
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Literary usage of Sitta carolinensis
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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1917)
"For the present purpose of fixing more definitely the type region of Sitta carolinensis, we here designate the mouth of the Savannah River in South Carolina ..."
2. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"Sitta carolinensis aculeata. Range.—North America, west of the Rockies and from Mexico to ... 727b. FLORIDA WHITE-BREASTED NUTHATCH. Sitta carolinensis ..."
3. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"Auk, xxxiv, 310,1917 (cen. Calif.; in winter to sw. Calif.). Auk, xxxv, 213, 1918. 453. Sitta carolinensis (e. of Gt. Plains) is eliminated and t ..."