Chinese nuthatch

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Chinese nuthatch
Sitta villosa1.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sittidae
Genus: Sitta
Species: S. villosa
Binomial name
Sitta villosa
Verreaux, 1865

The Chinese nuthatch or snowy-browed nuthatch (Sitta villosa) is a species of bird in the Sittidae family. It is found in China, North Korea, and South Korea.[2]

Its natural habitat is temperate forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Sitta villosa". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Nazarenko A.A. Systematic notes on Asian birds. 64. The range of the Chinese Nuthatch Sitta villosa and an evaluation of subspecies validity. Zool. Med. Leiden 80-5 (16), 21.xii.2006: 265-271.— ISSN 0024-0672.;c=zoomed