Definition of Sitta carolinensis

1. Noun. Bluish-grey nuthatch with black head and white breast; of eastern North America.

Exact synonyms: White-breasted Nuthatch
Generic synonyms: Nutcracker, Nuthatch
Group relationships: Genus Sitta, Sitta

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sitta Carolinensis

Sisyphus
Sisyphusean
Sisyridae
Sisyrinchium
Sita
Sitka
Sitka spruce
Sitka willow
Sitophylus
Sitophylus oryzae
Sitotroga
Sitotroga cerealella
Sitsang
Sitta
Sitta canadensis
Sitta carolinensis (current term)
Sitta europaea
Sittidae
Sitting Bull
Sitwell
Sitwellian
Sitzfleisch
Sium
Sium latifolium
Sium sisarum
Sium suave
Siva
Sivaism
Sivaist
Sivaists

Literary usage of Sitta carolinensis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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