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Sitta yunnanensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1900 – Yunnan Nuthatch

Taxonomic Notes:

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

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Indian and global distribution:
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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).

References:
BirdLife International 2017. Sitta yunnanensis (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22711192A116898695.

Aves > Passeriformes > Sittidae > Sitta


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Sitta yunnanensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1900 – Yunnan Nuthatch. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1791/Sitta-yunnanensis
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