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Clark's Nutcracker

Nucifraga columbiana

Description:

Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana), sometimes referred to as Clark's Crow or Woodpecker Crow, is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae. It is slightly smaller than its Eurasian relative the Spotted Nutcracker (N. caryocatactes). 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. This bird derives its name from the explorer William Clark. (From Wikipedia)

Habitat:

Alpine

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Steve Lenz
Spotted by
Steve Lenz

Oregon, USA

Spotted on Jun 19, 2010
Submitted on Sep 20, 2012

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