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genus

Sitta Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Passeriformes - perching birds »  family Sittidae - nuthatches »  subfamily Sittinae

Included taxa

Number of records: 31

species Sitta azurea Lesson, 1830 - Blue Nuthatch

Sitta azurea

species Sitta canadensis Linnaeus, 1766 - Red-breasted Nuthatch

Sitta canadensis

species Sitta carolinensis Latham, 1790 - White-breasted Nuthatch
species Sitta cashmirensis W. E. Brooks, 1871 - Kashmir Nuthatch
species Sitta castanea Lesson, 1830 - Indian Nuthatch
species Sitta cinnamoventris Blyth, 1842 - Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch
species Sitta europaea Linnaeus, 1758 - Wood Nuthatch

Sitta europaea

species Sitta formosa Blyth, 1843 - Beautiful Nuthatch
species Sitta frontalis Swainson, 1820 - Velvet-fronted Nuthatch

Sitta frontalis

species Sitta himalayensis Jardine & Selby, 1835 - White-tailed Nuthatch
species Sitta insularis Bond, 1931 - Bahama Nuthatch
species Sitta krueperi Pelzeln, 1863 - Kruper's Nuthatch

Sitta krueperi

species Sitta ledanti Vielliard, 1976 - Kabylie Nuthatch
species Sitta leucopsis Gould, 1850 - White-cheeked Nuthatch
species Sitta magna R. G. W. Ramsay, 1876 - Giant Nuthatch
species Sitta nagaensis Godwin-Austen, 1874 - Chestnut-vented Nuthatch
species Sitta neglecta Walden, 1870 - Burmese Nuthatch
species Sitta neumayer Michahelles, 1830 - Western Rock Nuthatch
species Sitta oenochlamys (Sharpe, 1877) - Sulphur-billed Nuthatch
species Sitta przewalskii Berezowski & Bianchi, 1891 - Przevalski's Nuthatch
species Sitta pusilla Latham, 1790 - Brown-headed Nuthatch
species Sitta pygmaea Vigors, 1839 - Pygmy Nuthatch

Sitta pygmaea

species Sitta solangiae (Delacour & Jabouille, 1930) - Yellow-billed Nuthatch
species Sitta tephronota Sharpe, 1872 - Eastern Rock Nuthatch

Sitta tephronota

species Sitta victoriae Rippon, 1904 - White-browed Nuthatch
species Sitta villosa J. Verreaux, 1865 - Snowy-browed Nuthatch
species Sitta whiteheadi Sharpe, 1884 - Corsican Nuthatch
species Sitta yunnanensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1900 - Yunnan Nuthatch

Fossil taxa

species Sitta gracilis Kessler, 2013
species Sitta pussila Kessler, 2013
species Sitta villanyensis Kessler, 2013

Links and literature

EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 10.2 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Sitta Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 1 August 2020

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Explanations

extinct taxon