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Clark's Nutcracker

Nucifraga columbiana

Description:

Corvidae family. It is ashy-grey all over except for the black-and-white wings and central tail feathers (the outer ones are white). The bill, legs and feet are also black. Clark's nutcracker is the primary seed disperser for whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis).

Habitat:

It is mainly found in mountains at altitudes of 900–3,900 metres (3,000–12,900 ft) in conifer forest. Tuolumne Meadows.


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The MnMs
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The MnMs

California, USA

Lat: 37.88, Long: -119.36

Spotted on Sep 18, 2014
Submitted on Dec 26, 2014

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