White-cheeked nuthatch

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White-cheeked nuthatch
White-cheeked Nutthatch I IMG 7384.jpg
at Kullu - Manali District of Himachal Pradesh, India.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sittidae
Genus: Sitta
Species: S. leucopsis
Binomial name
Sitta leucopsis
Gould, 1850

The white-cheeked nuthatch (Sitta leucopsis) is a species of bird in the Sittidae family. It is found in Afghanistan, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan.

SittaLeucopsisGould.jpg

Its natural habitats are boreal forests and temperate forests.

Description[edit]

It is 13 cm (5 in) long, white cheeks, chin, throat, and underparts, upper parts mostly dark grey.

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