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Sitta neumayer (Western Rock Nuthatch)

Wikipedia Abstract

The western rock nuthatch (Sitta neumayer) (sometimes known simply as rock nuthatch) is a small passerine bird which breeds from Croatia east through Greece and Turkey to Iran. This nuthatch is largely resident apart from some post-breeding dispersal. The eastern rock nuthatch Sitta tephronota is a separate species, which occurs further east in south-central Asia.The western rock nuthatch is a bird associated with habitats with bare rocks, especially in mountainous areas.
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Infraspecies

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
9
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
28
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.90069
EDGE Score: 2.18613

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  33 grams
Birth Weight [1]  2.4 grams
Clutch Size [2]  6

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Aegean and Western Turkey sclerophyllous and mixed forests Greece, Turkey, Macedonia Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub  
Anatolian conifer and deciduous mixed forests Turkey Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Balkan mixed forests Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Caspian Hyrcanian mixed forests Iran, Azerbaijan Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests    
Caucasus mixed forests Georgia, Russia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Armenia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Central Anatolian deciduous forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Central Anatolian steppe Turkey Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Dinaric Mountains mixed forests Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Italy, Slovenia, Yugoslavia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Eastern Anatolian deciduous forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Eastern Anatolian montane steppe Iran, Turkey, Armenia Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Eastern Mediterranean conifer-sclerophyllous-broadleaf forests Turkey, Jordan, Israel, Syria Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Elburz Range forest steppe Iran Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests    
Euxine-Colchic broadleaf forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Ghorat-Hazarajat alpine meadow Afghanistan Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Gissaro-Alai open woodlands Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Illyrian deciduous forests Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Greece Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Middle East steppe Syria, Iraq Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Northern Anatolian conifer and deciduous forests Turkey Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Pannonian mixed forests Austria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Pindus Mountains mixed forests Albania, Greece Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Rodope montane mixed forests Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southern Anatolian montane conifer and deciduous forests Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel Palearctic Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Tian Shan foothill arid steppe China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Palearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Tian Shan montane conifer forests China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Tian Shan montane steppe and meadows China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Zagros Mountains forest steppe Iran Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
AISTHITIKO DASOS KALAVRYTON 5896 Greece  
Arda Bridge 37121 Bulgaria  
Kresna Gordge 58059 Bulgaria  
Krumovitza 27667 Bulgaria  
Madzharovo 8773 Bulgaria  
Mesta 50462 Bulgaria  
OROS KANTILI 15428 Greece  
OROS YMITTOS 20558 Greece  
Prespa National Park II 62043 Greece  
Reserva de Ordesa-Vinamala Biosphere Reserve 127002 Spain  
Rupite 21837 Bulgaria  
Studen Kladenets 39526 Bulgaria  
Trigrad-Mursalitsa 136717 Bulgaria  
Velebit Mountain National Park V   Croatia

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Acheron delta and gorge Greece A3, A4i, B1i, C2, C6
Akarnanika mountains Greece A3, B2, B3, C6
Arda Bridge Bulgaria A1, A3, B2, C1, C6
Dadias-Dereiou-Aisimis forest Greece A1, A3, B2, C1, C6
Dobrostan Bulgaria A1, A3, B2, B3, C1, C6
East Lakonia mountains Greece B2, B3, C6
Gobustan area Azerbaijan B3
Kresna Gorge Bulgaria A3, B2, B3, C6
Krumovitza Bulgaria A3, B2, C6
Lake Distos Greece A3, B2, C2, C6
Lake Skadar Montenegro A1, A3, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2
Madzharovo Bulgaria A3, B2, C6
Mavrovouni mountain, Larissa Greece A1, A3, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6
Meghri Armenia A1, A2, A3, B2, B3
Mesta Valley Bulgaria A3, B2, C6
Mount Erimanthos Greece B2, B3
Mount Ghiona, Reka ravine, Lazorema, and Vathia Lakka Greece A3, B2, B3, C6
Mount Hermon Syria A1, A2, A3, B3
Mount Ochi and surrounding area Greece A4ii, B1ii, B2, B3, C2, C6
Mount Olympos, Lesvos Greece A3, B3, C2, C6
Mount Paramithias Greece B3, C6
Mount Taigetos Greece A1, A3, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6
Mount Ymittos Greece A3, B3, C6
Neretve delta Croatia A3, B1i
Protected area of Dadia-Lefkimi-Soufli forest Greece A1, A3, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6
Ser Amadiya Iraq A1, A3, B2, B3
South forest complex of Evros prefecture Greece A1, A3, B1iii, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6
South-west peninsula-petrified forest, Lesvos Greece A1, A3, B2, B3, C1, C2, C6  
Southern and eastern part of Mount Parnassos Greece A3, B2, B3, C6
Southern Mani, Mount Sanghias and Cape Tenaro Greece A3, B2, B3
Studen Kladenets Bulgaria A3, B2, C6
Valtou mountains Greece B2, B3, C6
Wadi al-Qarn: Burqush Syria A1, A2, A3, B2, B3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Caucasus Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Russia, Turkey No
Irano-Anatolian Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Turkmenistan No
Mediterranean Basin Algeria, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Portugal, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey No
Mountains of Central Asia Afghanistan, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan No

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Ceratophyllus fringillae[3]

Range Map

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605 2Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303 3International Flea Database
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955 Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access