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Spotted nutcracker

(engl: Spotted nutcracker)
Tannenhäher, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Tannenhäher, Foto: Helmut Mägdefrau
Scientific Surname Nucifraga caryocatactes
Order Passeriformes
Family Corvidae
Size 32-34 cm
Weight 130-220 g
Reproduction breeding period 17 days, 2-5 eggs
Distribution Europe , bis Sibirien
Habitat conifer forests, mixed forests , bevorzugt mit Kieferarten
Food nuts, Seeds, Invertebrates , besonders Kiefersamen
Livestock regionally endangered