nuthatch definition

  • noun:
    • any one of a few small, short-tailed wild birds associated with the family Sittidae, having a lengthy razor-sharp costs and recognized for climbing down trees headfirst. Also referred to as nutcracker.
    • Any of various tiny passerine birds from the family Sittidae found for the north hemisphere that have the unusual power to climb-down woods mind initially.
    • Any one of several species of birds of the genus Sitta, as the European species (Sitta Europæa). The white-breasted nuthatch (Sitta Carolinensis), the red-breasted nuthatch (Sitta Canadensis), the pygmy nuthatch (Sitta pygmæa), and others, are American.
    • A bird of family members Sittidæ.
    • some of different little short-tailed songbirds with powerful feet and a sharp beak that prey on little peanuts and insects

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