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About the Eurasian Nuthatch

Also known as: Nuthatch

The Eurasian Nuthatch is a cute little Nuthatch that lives throughout Europe and Asia. It is a common backyard bird in some parts of Europe where it feeds on seeds and nuts.

The Eurasian Nuthatch has the ability, like other nuthatches, to climb down trees. It is a noisy bird, often located by its repeated tui-tui-tui call.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 07 March 2008
Scientific Name Sitta europaea
  • Passeriformes
  • Sittidae
  • Sitta
  • S. europaea
Birdorable Family Nuthatches & Wrens
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 15 September 2017)
Units: Imperial Metric
5.5 inches
Range West Europe East Europe North Europe South Europe West Asia Central Asia East Asia South Asia North Africa

International Names

  • Brhlík Lesní (Czech)
  • Spætmejse (Danish)
  • Boomklever (Dutch)
  • Pähkinänakkeli (Finnish)
  • Sittelle Torchepot (French)
  • Kleiber (German)
  • Picchio Muratore (Italian)
  • ゴジュウカラ (Gojuukara) (Japanese)
  • 동고비 (Donggobi) (Korean)
  • Spettmeis (Norwegian)
  • Kowalik (Polish)
  • Поползень (Russian)
  • Sita de Eurasia (Spanish)
  • Nötväcka (Swedish)

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