Data about <i>Nucifraga caryocatactes</i>

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Distribution

 
geographic distribution includes
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Afghan Mountains semi-desert
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Alashan Plateau semi-desert
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Alps conifer and mixed forests
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Altai steppe and semi-desert
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Amur meadow steppe
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Atlantic mixed forests
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Balkan mixed forests
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Baltic mixed forests
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Central Asian northern desert
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Central Asian riparian woodlands
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Central China loess plateau mixed forests
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Central European mixed forests
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Central Tibetan Plateau alpine steppe
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Changbai Mountains mixed forests
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Changjiang Plain evergreen forests
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Da Hinggan-Dzhagdy Mountains conifer forests
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Daba Mountains evergreen forests
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Daurian forest steppe
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Dinaric Mountains mixed forests
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East Afghan montane conifer forests
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East Siberian taiga
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Eastern Gobi desert steppe
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Eastern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows
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Eastern Himalayan broadleaf forests
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Eastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests
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Emin Valley steppe
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Ghorat-Hazarajat alpine meadow
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Gissaro-Alai open woodlands
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Gobi Lakes Valley desert steppe
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Great Lakes Basin desert steppe
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Guizhou Plateau broadleaf and mixed forests
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Hengduan Mountains subalpine conifer forests
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Himalayan subtropical pine forests
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Hindu Kush alpine meadow
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Huang He Plain mixed forests
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Illyrian deciduous forests
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Indo-Malayan
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Jian Nan subtropical evergreen forests
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Junggar Basin semi-desert
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Kazakh forest steppe
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Khangai Mountains alpine meadow
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Khangai Mountains conifer forests
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Kopet Dag woodlands and forest steppe
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Manchurian mixed forests
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Mongolian-Manchurian grassland
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Nenjiang River grassland
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Northeast China Plain deciduous forests
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Northeastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests
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Northern Indochina subtropical forests
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Northwestern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows
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Nujiang Langcang Gorge alpine conifer and mixed forests
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Ordos Plateau steppe
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Palearctic
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Pannonian mixed forests
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Pindus Mountains mixed forests
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Pontic steppe
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Qilian Mountains conifer forests
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Qin Ling Mountains deciduous forests
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Qionglai-Minshan conifer forests
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Rodope montane mixed forests
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Sarmatic mixed forests
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Sayan Alpine meadows and tundra
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Sayan Intermontane steppe
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Sayan montane conifer forests
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Scandinavian and Russian taiga
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Scandinavian coastal conifer forests
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Scandinavian Montane Birch forest and grasslands
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Selenge-Orkhon forest steppe
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Sichuan Basin evergreen broadleaf forests
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South Taiwan monsoon rain forests
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Southeast Tibet shrub and meadows
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Suiphun-Khanka meadows and forest meadows
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Sulaiman Range alpine meadows
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Taiwan subtropical evergreen forests
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Taklimakan desert
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Tian Shan foothill arid steppe
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Tian Shan montane conifer forests
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Tian Shan montane steppe and meadows
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Trans-Baikal conifer forests
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Western European broadleaf forests
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Western Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows
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Western Himalayan broadleaf forests
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Western Himalayan subalpine conifer forests
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Yarlung Tsangpo arid steppe
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Yunnan Plateau subtropical evergreen forests
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Physical Description

 
body mass
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147 g
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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2.26 log10 grams
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
 
weight
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183 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
primary diet
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eats seeds adult
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
 
habitat
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forest
Environments - EOL project  
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maar
Environments - EOL project  
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mount
Environments - EOL project  
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mountain
Environments - EOL project  
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peninsula
Environments - EOL project  
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terrestrial biome
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terrestrial habitat
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woodland
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat includes
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Boreal Forests (Taiga)
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Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
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Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
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Mediterranean Forests, woodlands and scrubs
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Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
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Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
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Temperate Coniferous Forests
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Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
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Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
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Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
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Tundra
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foraging habitat
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terrestrial habitat
Energetics, lifestyle, and reproduction in birds (Sibly et al. 2012)  
 
elevation median
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110.8 m
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
 
elevation mean
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166.6 m
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)  
 
elevation min
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15.9 m
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elevation max
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741.8 m
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Life History and Behavior

 
nest type
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open cup
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developmental mode
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altricial
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foraging time
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diurnal
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parental care
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pair provides care
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log10 productivity
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-0.692
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onset of fertility
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365 days female
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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365 days male
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total life span max
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16.2 years
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growth rate
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0.28 per day
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migratory status
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nonmigratory
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vocalization behavior
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song absent female
Female Passerine Singing Behavior from Odom et al. 2013  

Physiology and Cell Biology

 
basal metabolic rate
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1.35 Watts
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Conservation

 
population trend
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Decreasing
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conservation status
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least concern
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extinction status
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extant
Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology  
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extant
Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology  

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