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Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana)

Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana)

Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana)



Clarks Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana) Clarks Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana)

Class: Aves
Family: Corvidae
Common Name: Clark's Nutcracker
Genus: Nucifraga
Species Name: columbiana

About The Clark's Nutcracker

Clark’s nutcracker has a wide distribution in zones of coniferous vegetation from the coastal ranges in Canada throughout the mountainous areas of the western United States. It is a native, permanent resident of the mountainous regions of western North America. Migration is only altitudinal with a shift to lower elevations beginning in late September (Burleigh, 1972; Coues, 1874; Tomback, 1998).

Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native )



Rights Holder: The Regents of the University of Michigan and its licensors
Bibliographic Citation: Taylor, M. 2002. "Nucifraga columbiana" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed April 27, 2013 at Citation Link

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