of the southern taiga of western Siberia -
song and habitat around Tomsk
Sitta europaea asiatica - Nuthatch - Поползень - Boomklever - Song
Recorded on the 1st of April 2005 in the Siberian botanical garden of Tomsk (mixed woodland; at 56°28N, 84°56E). Background species: Parus major, Corvus cornix, Emberiza citrinella.
Common in our latitudes all the year round. Resident species.
Breeds in various types of woodland, both coniferous and deciduous, and in larger wooded parks. Common in the whole region.
Singing season begins in February and lasts until mid-May, culminating in March-April.
Note that this asiatica subspecies also reaches Scandinavia in winter.