Clark's Nutcracker

Nucifraga columbiana

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Crows and Jays (Corvidae)

Code 4

CLNU

Code 6

NUCCOL

ITIS

HEAD

Clark's Nutcracker Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Gray in nestlings; Becomes brown by sixth week.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Eyering
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: Gray
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Clark's Nutcracker Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 32 cm (12.5 in)
  • Weight: 142 g (5 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: Gray
  • Upperparts: Gray body with black wings.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Clark's Nutcracker Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Slow steady deep delierate wing beats., Crowlike flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 46 cm (18 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: White with black central tail feathers.
  • Under Tail: White with black central tail feathers.
  • Leg Color: Black
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