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Sitta magna (Giant Nuthatch)

Wikipedia Abstract

The giant nuthatch (Sitta magna) is a species of bird in the Sittidae family. It is the largest species in the genus at 19.5 centimetres (7.68 in), and is largely grey in colour except for a faintly rufous underpart in the female, whose eyestripe is also duller than the male. The bill is much bulkier than other Sitta.
View Wikipedia Record: Sitta magna

Infraspecies

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Sitta magna

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
8
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
49
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.03543
EDGE Score: 3.47016

Attributes

Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [1]  40 %
Diet - Invertibrates [1]  60 %
Forages - Canopy [1]  30 %
Forages - Mid-High [1]  70 %
Clutch Size [2]  3

Ecoregions

Protected Areas

Important Bird Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Mountains of Southwest China China, Myanmar No

Range Map

Distribution

External References

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Hamish 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
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
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
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License