Definition of Family sittidae
1. Noun. Nuthatches.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Oscines, Passeres, Suborder Oscines, Suborder Passeres
Member holonyms: Nutcracker, Nuthatch, Genus Sitta, Sitta
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Sittidae
Literary usage of Family sittidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Natural History of the Toronto Region, Ontario, Canada by Canadian Institute (1849-1914), J H Faull (1913)
"278. Brown Creeper. Certhia familiaris ameri- cana. Regular migrant, common; probably a rare summer resident. Family SITTIDAE. 279. White-breasted Nuthatch. ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The nuthatches are placed in the Passerine family Sittidae, intermediate between the Paridae and the ..."
3. Birds of the Kansas City Region by Harry Harris (1919)
"... the large timber of the Indian Creek Valley. During the latter period of their stay they are sometimes heard in full song. Family SITTIDAE. Nuthatches. ..."