The Clark's Nutcracker is a species of corvid found in western parts of North America. The species is found in pine mountain forests and other mountain habitats.
Clark's Nutcrackers feed on pine seeds. They eat them fresh from trees but also cache the seeds for later consumption.
Like many species in the corvid family, Clark's Nutcrackers are known to be gregarious. They often travel in small flocks and may also forage for seeds alongside other species.
2017 Bonanza Bird #2: Clark's Nutcracker
Our 2017 12-day Birdorable Bonanza continues today with an iconic mountain species of the North American west: Clark's Nutcracker! Clark's Nutcrackers are in the corvid family, related to crows and jays. They are ... more