Sitta europaea Linnaeus 1758 (Family Sittidae)


Adult

Nest

Young

Resident Nester; Territory: 1-3ha;
Length: 14cm; Wingspan: 22.5-27cm; Weight: Male 22-26g, Female 21-26g;
6-8 Eggs: April - May (13-18 Days); Young: May - June (23-24 Days);
Moult: June - September

Biotopes:
Beech Forest

Spruce Forest
Nest:
Existing Tree Cavity

Existing Dead Wood Cavity
Principal Food:
Lepidoptera

Coleoptera

Diptera

Hymenoptera

Fagus sylvatica

Picea abies

Corylus avellana


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