(Last Updated on : 01/02/2016)
White-Tailed Nuthatch is an Indian bird
that bears a scientific name "Sitta himalayensis
" is a species of bird in the Sittidae family.
Concentration of White-Tailed Nuthatch
White-Tailed Nuthatch ranges across the northern and north-eastern parts of the Indian Subcontinent, existing mainly in the low-to-middle Himalayas, as well as associated mountain ranges. White-Tailed Nuthatch is found in Bhutan, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Tibet and Thailand.
Category of White-Tailed Nuthatch
It may be identified by the buff underside, smaller beak than in Sitta cashmirensis (Kashmir nuthatch). The white on the upper tail coverts is difficult to see in the field. It has a small bill and rufous-orange under parts with unmarked bright rufous under tail-coverts.
Habitat of White-Tailed Nuthatch
White-Tailed Nuthatch is the resident in the sub-Himalayan Mountain Range
from Himachal Pradesh
to Arunachal Pradesh
and into the South Assam Hills (Lushai Hills).
Breeding of White-Tailed Nuthatch
White-Tailed Nuthatch breeds from March to May in broad-leaved and mixed forest.
Natural Habitat of White-Tailed Nuthatch
Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.