Data about <i>Sitta carolinensis</i>

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Physical Description

Data about <i>Sitta carolinensis</i>
Body length (VT) average
Additional detail 15 cm Birds Animal Diversity Web  
body mass
Additional detail 20.99 g Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
average Additional detail 20 g Birds Animal Diversity Web  
dimorphism
Additional detail male more colorful Birds Animal Diversity Web  
weight
Additional detail 20.5 g adult AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

Data about <i>Sitta carolinensis</i>
Habitat
Additional detail animal habitation
  • animal habitation
    The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005803
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail crevasse Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail forest
  • forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail forest
  • forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail garden
  • garden
    An enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000011
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail mixed forest biome
  • mixed forest biome
    A mixed forest biome is a forest biome which contains densely packed populations or communities of broadleaf and coniferous trees, strongly limiting light penetration to the forest floor.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000198
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail nest of bird
  • nest of bird
    A bird nest is the spot in which a bird lays and incubates its eggs and raises its young.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005805
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail nest of bird
  • nest of bird
    A bird nest is the spot in which a bird lays and incubates its eggs and raises its young.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005805
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail oak woodland
  • oak woodland
    An oak woodland is a woodland which has a tree community primarily composed of oak trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000239
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail orchard
  • orchard
    An intentional planting of trees or shrubs maintained for food, typically fruit, production.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000115
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail peatland
  • peatland
    A wetland type that accumulates acidic peat, a deposit of dead plant material.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000044
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail plain
  • plain
    A region of general uniform slope, comparatively level, and of considerable extent.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000086
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail river bank
  • river bank
    The sloping margin of a river, serving to confine it to its natural channel.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000143
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail terrestrial biome
  • terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
IUCN  
Additional detail wood Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Foraging Habitat
Additional detail terrestrial habitat
  • terrestrial habitat
    A habitat that is on or at the boundary of the surface of the Earth.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002009
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Primary Diet
Additional detail eats seeds adult Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWith
interacts with
Additional detail Arachnids GloBI  
Additional detail Eagles GloBI  
Additional detail Owls GloBI  
Additional detail Smooth Green Snake GloBI  
Additional detail Snake GloBI  
Additional detail Squirrels GloBI  
Additional detail Sternorrhyncha GloBI  
Additional detail True Bug GloBI  
Additional detail True Weevils GloBI  
Additional detail Woodpeckers and Relatives GloBI  
feeds on
Additional detail Ants, Bees, and Wasps GloBI  
Additional detail Arachnids GloBI  
Additional detail Beetles GloBI  
Additional detail Butterflies and Moths GloBI  
Additional detail Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Katydids GloBI  
Additional detail Insects GloBI  
Additional detail Spiders GloBI  
Additional detail Sternorrhyncha GloBI  
Additional detail True Bug GloBI  
Additional detail True Bugs, Cicadas, Leafhoppers, Aphids, Etc. GloBI  
  • is found on
    has been observed or reported in physical contact with
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/isFoundOn
is found on
Additional detail Loblolly Pine GloBI  
Additional detail White Oak GloBI  
Additional detail White Oak GloBI  
  • interacts with
    an organism has an effect on another organism in the community.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/interactsWithreverse
interacts with
Additional detail Sternorrhyncha GloBI  
Additional detail True Bug GloBI  
Additional detail White-breasted Nuthatch GloBI  
Additional detail White-breasted Nuthatch GloBI  

Life History and Behavior

Data about <i>Sitta carolinensis</i>
nest type
Additional detail cavity
  • cavity
    The nest is placed in a cavity with a narrow/protected entrance.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nestCavity
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Developmental Mode
Additional detail altricial
  • altricial
    Parent(s) provide food and thermoregulation (e.g., passerines).
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/altricial
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
foraging time
Additional detail diurnal Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
parental care
Additional detail pair provides care
  • pair provides care
    Both parents feed and nurture offspring.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/parentalCarePair
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Clutch/brood/litter size
Additional detail 8 AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
log10 productivity
Additional detail -0.208 Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
Litters per year
Additional detail 1 per year AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
total life span max
Additional detail 9.8 years AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Onset of fertility
Additional detail 1.0 years male AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
Additional detail 1.0 years female AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
  • Prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
Prenatal development duration
Additional detail 12 days AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

Data about <i>Sitta carolinensis</i>
Population trend
Additional detail Increasing IUCN  
Extinction status
Additional detail extant Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology  

Relevance to Humans and Ecosystems

Data about <i>Sitta carolinensis</i>
conservation status
Additional detail least concern
  • least concern
    A taxon is Least Concern when it has been evaluated against the criteria and does not qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered, Vulnerable or Near Threatened. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/leastConcern
IUCN  

Other

Data about <i>Sitta carolinensis</i>
MigratoryStatus
Additional detail nonmigratory
  • nonmigratory
    Does not make seasonal movements between breeding and wintering grounds.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/nonmigratory
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  

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