Eurasian Wryneck

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Colouring Grey-brown upper, pales spots on wings
Voice Quick, repeated nasal notes
Feeds on Ants, larvae and other insects
Flight Short flights
Nesting Tree
Social Solitary
Eurasian Wryneck
Eurasian Wryneck
Also Known As ..
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Base Information
Sex Both
Age Both
Status Declining
Order Piciformes
Family Picidae
Species Jynx torquilla
Category Wrynecks
StdName Eurasian Wryneck
Vital Statistics
Length 16 to 17 cms
Weight 30 to 45 gms
Wingspan 25 to 27 cms
Lifespan 5 to 10 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Medium
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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