Definition of Family sittidae

1. Noun. Nuthatches.

Exact synonyms: Sittidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Oscines, Passeres, Suborder Oscines, Suborder Passeres
Member holonyms: Nutcracker, Nuthatch, Genus Sitta, Sitta

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Sittidae

family Scrophulariaceae
family Scutigeridae
family Scyliorhinidae
family Secotiaceae
family Selaginellaceae
family Sepiidae
family Septobasidiaceae
family Serranidae
family Sialidae
family Sillaginidae
family Siluridae
family Simaroubaceae
family Simuliidae
family Sirenidae
family Sisyridae
family Sittidae
family Solanaceae
family Soleidae
family Solenidae
family Soricidae
family Spalacidae
family Sparganiaceae
family Sparidae
family Sphaeriaceae
family Sphaerobolaceae
family Sphaerocarpaceae
family Sphecidae
family Spheniscidae
family Sphingidae
family Sphyraenidae

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. ..."

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