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Eurasian Nuthatch

Sitta europaea


Small passerine bird, 12 to 15 cm of total length, from Sittidae family. Easily recognized by big head, (almost) neckless body and long pointed bill, with a rusty-buff breast and belly. Subspecies caesia is widespread in continental Europe.


Eurasian is the commonest nuthatch, and subspecies caesia is widespread in continental Europe. Seen foraging on deciduous woods in protected marshlands of Mategnin. Semi-urban suburbs of Geneva.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Genève, Switzerland

Spotted on May 23, 2018
Submitted on May 29, 2018

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