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 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  
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 bay Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail clearing Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail crevasse 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 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 plateau
  • Plateau
    An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000182
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail temperate 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
Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland Environments - EOL project  
Additional detail woodland biome
  • Woodland biome
    A woodland biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, woody plants spaced sufficiently far apart to allow light penetration to support communities of herbaceous plants or shrubs living closer to the woodland floor.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000175
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 Snakes 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 Arachnids GloBI  
Additional detail True Bug 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  

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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