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Krpers Nuthatch
2009-02-27 14:42:24

The Krüper's Nuthatch (Sitta krueperi) is a species of nuthatch found in southeast Europe and southwest Asia. It occurs in Turkey, Georgia, Russia and on the Greek island of Lesvos. It inhabits pine forest at lower altitudes, and it is also found in spruce, fir, cedar and sometimes juniper forests at higher altitudes. In Turkey it is abundant in Turkish pine. In the Caucasus region the bird...

Red-breasted Nuthatch
2008-12-18 21:04:14

The Red-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta canadensis), is a small songbird found in coniferous forests across Canada, Alaska and the northeastern and western United States. They are also found as far south as Baja California, Mexico. They are mainly resident but more northerly birds may migrate further south into the United States if the food supply fails. It is a rare vagrant to western Europe and one...

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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