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The Spotted Nutcracker, Eurasian Nutcracker, or just Nutcracker, is a passerine bird slightly larger than the Eurasian Jay. It has a much larger bill and a slimmer looking head without any crest. The feathering over its body is predominantly a chocolate brown with distinct white spots and streaks. The wings and upper tail are virtually black with a greenish-blue gloss. It is one of three species of nutcracker. The Large-spotted Nutcracker , was formerly considered a subspecies. The other, Clark's.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Julian Popov
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Uploaded Feb 6, 2019. Captured in ul. "Pravets", 1444, Bulgaria.