Sitta yunnanensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1900 - Yunnan Nuthatch

Subspecies in India

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)
 

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Sitta yunnanensis - Yunnan Nuthatch



This species is uncommon. It inhabits undergrowth open pine forests on hilly regions of China and India (in Arunachal Pradesh) at the heights of 2,400m-3,400m (BirdLife International 2017).

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining and its current population size is unknown. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to forest fires and logging (BirdLife International 2017).

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1
BirdLife International 2017. Sitta yunnanensis (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22711192A116898695.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Sitta yunnanensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1900 – Yunnan Nuthatch. In Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.17. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.birdsofindia.org/sitta-yunnanensis, accessed 2024/06/24.