Kashmir Nuthatch

Information provided by: Avian Contributor: Jeannine Miesle


Almost nothing is known of Kashmir Nuthatchthis species of Nuthatch.

The Kashmir Nuthatch (Sitta cashmirensis) is a highly secretive bird, living in the shadows of its habitat.

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 Kashmir Nuthatch

Kashmir Nuthatch

Distribution / Habitat

It is found in Afghanistan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. It makes its home in the subtropical and tropical humid montane forests. It prefers a high altitude, from 1800 to 3350 meters.



This bird measures 14 cm (5.5 in) long and has mostly grey upper parts, reddish underparts and a pale throat and chin.


Kashmir Nuthatch


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