Definition of European nuthatch
1. Noun. A kind of nuthatch.
Generic synonyms: Nutcracker, Nuthatch
Group relationships: Genus Sitta, Sitta
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Lexicographical Neighbors of European Nuthatch
Literary usage of European nuthatch
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1. Animal Biography, Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners, and Economy by William Bingley (1803)
"THE European nuthatch*. The length of this bird is five inches and three quarters. The bill is strong and straight, about three quarters of an inch ..."
2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"... all winter in the northern states, coming into the roads and farm yards in search 7 European nuthatch (Situ ... The European nuthatch (A ..."
3. Elements of Ornithology: Prepared for the Use of Schools and Colleges by William Samuel Waithman Ruschenberger, Henri Milne-Edwards, Achille Comté (1845)
"They climb with agility in all directions, live on insects and nestle in the trunks of trees. The Common European nuthatch, ..."
4. American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States by Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, Robert Jameson, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington (1831)
"... bird as a mere variety of the European nuthatch; but if difference in size, colour, and habits, be sufficient characteristics of a distinct species, ..."