Spotted Nutcracker

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“The Spotted Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes owstoni) is a bird that fascinates me and is usually found at higher altitudes, where its loud calls makes it easy to spot. The Taiwan N. c. owstoni adult birds have white spots primarily confined to the upper breast and head (crown is dark).”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
17th January 2019

Location: Daxueshan National Forest Recreation Area, Taichung City County, Taiwan
Habitat: 2,000-2,500 meter ASL, forested region

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