Kashmir nuthatch

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Kashmir nuthatch
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sittidae
Genus: Sitta
Species: S. cashmirensis
Binomial name
Sitta cashmirensis
Brooks, 1871

The Kashmir nuthatch (Sitta cashmirensis) is a species of bird in the Sittidae family. It is found in the northernmost regions of the Indian subcontinent, primarily in the mid-altitudes of the Himalayas. The species ranges across Afghanistan, India, Nepal and Pakistan. The global population size has not been quantified, but the species is described as common in eastern Afghanistan and north-western India, and fairly common in Nepal (Harrap and Quinn 1996).

Its natural habitats are boreal forests and temperate forests.