Nuthatch

The nuthatches constitute a genus, Sitta, of small passerine birds belonging to the family Sittidae. Characterised by large heads, short tails, and powerful bills and feet, nuthatches advertise their territory using loud, simple songs. Most species exhibit grey or bluish upperparts and a black eye stripe. Most nuthatches breed in the temperate or ...
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Nuthatch

• (n.) Any one of several species of birds of the genus Sitta, as the European species (Sitta Europaea). The white-breasted nuthatch (S. Carolinensis), the red-breasted nuthatch (S. Canadensis), the pygmy nuthatch (S. pygmaea), and others, are American. • (n.) Any one of several species of birds of the genus Sitta, as the European species...
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nuthatch

noun any of various small short-tailed songbirds with strong feet and a sharp beak that feed on small nuts and insects
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Nuthatch

Nut'hatch` noun [ Middle English nuthake . See 2d Hack .] (Zoology) Any one of several species of birds of the genus Sitta , as the European species ( Sitta Europæa ). The white-breasted nuthatch ( S. Carolinensis ), the red-breasted nuthatch ( S. Canadensis...
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nuthatch

Any of a group of small birds with short tails and pointed beaks. Nuthatches climb head first up, down, and around tree trunks and branches, foraging for insects and their larvae. (Family Sittidae, order Passeriformes.)
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nuthatch

family name Sittidae, any of about 22 species of the genus Sitta. They are bob-tailed, short-necked little birds that search tree trunks and rocks ... [3 related articles]
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nuthatch

nuthatch (nŭt'hăch) , common name applied to a number of Old and New World species of small birds of the genus Sitta, related to the titmouse and the creeper. The name refers to its habit of wedging nuts into crevices in trees and pecking them open. Nuthatches are unique in that they...
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Nuthatch

The nuthatch is a small bird of the family Sittidae, with a short tail and pointed beak. Nuthatches climb head first up, down, and around tree trunks and branches, foraging for insects and their larvae. The 14 centimetres long white-breasted nuthatch Sitta carolinensis of North America has a black cap, grey wings, and white under-parts. The Europea...
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Nuthatch

The USS Nuthatch was an American Auk Class minesweeper of 890 tons displacement launched in 1942. The USS Nuthatch was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 18 knots and carried a complement of 105. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and two 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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nuthatch

[n] - any of various small short-tailed sharp-beaked birds that creep on trees and feed on small nuts and insects
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