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Spotted Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes) Spotted Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes) on the perch in winter forest. Bulgaria,Nucifraga caryocatactes,Spotted Nutcracker,animal,avian,background,beak,beautiful,beauty,bird,birdie,caryocatactes,close up,colour,day,eye,facing,feather,freedom,front Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Absolutely gorgeous! Posted one year ago
    1. Thank you Lisa ! Posted one year ago
  2. Great picture - these are surprisingly hard to get a decent picture of as they move around a lot and tend to be high up in the canopy. Posted one year ago

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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.