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Sitta leucopsis (White-cheeked Nuthatch)

Wikipedia Abstract

The white-cheeked nuthatch (Sitta leucopsis) is a species of bird in the Sittidae family. It is found in Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Its natural habitats are boreal forests and temperate forests. 13 cm (5 in) long, white cheeks, chin, throat, and underparts, upper parts mostly dark grey.
View Wikipedia Record: Sitta leucopsis

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
7
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
25
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.39097
EDGE Score: 2.00026

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  14.7 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  100 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  40 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  50 %
Forages - Understory [2]  10 %
Clutch Size [3]  7

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Important Bird Areas

Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Pech and Waygal valleys Afghanistan A1, A2, A3, A4i
Safed Koh Afghanistan A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Himalaya Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan No
Mountains of Southwest China China, Myanmar No

Range Map

Distribution

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Jetz 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
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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