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Eurasian Nutcracker Nucifraga caryocatactes

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Spotted Nutcracker, European Nutcracker, Indian Nutcracker, Larger-spotted Nutcracker, Nutcracker
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Modane, Savoie, Rhone-Alpes, France - May 30, 2003 © Pascal Dubois  Valais, Switzerland - Aug, 2001 © Michel Rogg 
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(1) N. and e. Europe (Scandinavia, Alps).
Winters s. to s. Russia.
(2) N. and ne. Asia.
Irrupts into ne. Iran, Korea, and n. China during winter.
(3) C. Russia, Turkistan (Tien Shan Mountains of Kazakhstan, Altai Mountains, Kirghiz steppes) and Afghanistan.
(4) C. and s. Kuril Is., and n. Japan (Hokkaido and Honshu).
(5) Taiwan.
(6) N. China (mountains of Liaoning, Mongolia).
(7) Pakistan and nw. India.
(8) W. Himalayas (w. Nepal to ne. India in s. Kashmir).
(9) E. Himalayas to s. Tibet, w. Nepal, n. Burma and sw. China.
(10) Se. China (Yunnan). Taiwan.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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