Tag: Sitta whiteheadi

Annual survival rates of adult male Corsican Nuthatches Sitta whiteheadi

Corsican Nuthatch (Sitta whiteheadi) Science Article 1 abstract The endemic Corsican Nuthatch Sitta whiteheadi population is small and currently restricted to mountain forests of Corsican Pine Pinus nigra laricio. An estimate of annual survival rate is an important parameter to allow evaluation of extinction risk. Adult Corsican Nuthatches were colour-ringed and resighted on territory in […]

Corsican Nuthatch (Sitta whiteheadi)

[order] PASSERIFORMES | [family] Sittidae | [latin] Sitta whiteheadi | [UK] Corsican Nuthatch | [FR] Sittelle corse | [DE] Korsenkleiber | [ES] Trepador Corso | [NL] Coriscaanse Boomklever Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics 10-15% smaller and noticeably slighter than Nuthatch, with proportionately finest bill, longest-looking head (due to linear plumage pattern), and shortest tail of […]