Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Aves > Order: Passeriformes > Family: Sittidae > Genus: Sitta > Species: Sitta whiteheadi

Corsican Nuthatch - Sitta whiteheadi Sharpe, 1884

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU Population status
Threatened
Protected by EU Birds Directive and 2 other international agreements
Natura 2000 sites 10 are designated for this species
Breeding habitats
  • woodland and forest
Natura 2000 species code A331

Distribution

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Threat and EU population status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

EU population status

The status of the population at the EU level was evaluated at the species level; this was based on the reports delivered by Member States under Article 12 of the Birds Directive (see fact sheet below). The EU status assessment can cover several subspecies/subspecific population units. For more information, please consult the species fact sheet and link below.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered
Population status categories for bird species under the Birds Directive
Secure
Near Threatened, declining or depleted
Threatened (i.e. vulnerable, endangered, critically endangered, regionally extinct)
Unknown or not evaluated

Natura 2000 sites

Protected in the following Natura 2000 sites

Sitecode Country Site name Action
FR9410084 France Vallée de la Restonica Map
FR9410107 France Haute vallée d'Asco, forêt de Tartagine et aiguilles de Popolasca Map
FR9410109 France Aiguilles de Bavella Map
FR9410113 France Forêts Territoriales de Corse Map
FR9412003 France Cirque de Bonifatu Map
FR9412004 France Haute vallée du Fango Map
FR9412005 France Haute vallée du Fium Grossu Map
FR9412006 France Haute vallée du Verghello Map
ITA070015 Italy Canalone del Tripodo Map
FR9412008 France Chênaies et pinèdes de Corse Map

Protected sites

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Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Brhlík korsický Czech Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Corsicaanse Boomklever Dutch Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Corsican Nuthatch English Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Korsenkleiber German Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Korsikannakkeli Finnish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Korsikansk nötväcka Swedish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Korsikansk spætmejse Danish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Korsikkanakkeli Finnish EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
Korzikai csuszka Hungarian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Picchio muratore corso Italian Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Sittelle corse French Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Trepadeira-corsa Portuguese Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Trepador Corso Spanish Hagemeijer, W.J.M. & Blair, M.J.
Zwartkopboomklever Dutch EC-DGXI.d2, ETC/NC
No synonyms available.

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EBCC Atlas of breeding birds European Bird Census Council's Atlas of Breeding Birds
EURing code:14700 European bird-ringing
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

Population distribution from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

2 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Min / Max (Units) Period Status Quality Source Published
France 1500/4500 (pairs) 1998-2002 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004-01-01
France Mediterranean 2000/3000 (pairs) 1990 Breeding Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994-01-01
Source: BirdLife International

Population trends from "Birds in Europe" editions 1 and 2

These publications present a thorough and detailed review of the conservation status of European birds. Based on detailed breeding and wintering population data collected in each country, the report provides a review of the population sizes and trends of Species of European Conservation Concern.

2 items found, displaying all items.1
Country Biogeographic region Period Status Trend Quality Source Published
France 1990-2000 Breeding Stable between 0% to 19% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 2 (1990-2000) 2004
France Mediterranean 1970-1990 Breeding Stable, or change of less than 20% Species generally well known, but only poor or incomplete quantitative data available Birds in Europe 1 (1970-1990) 1994
Source: BirdLife International
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