- Clark's Nutcracker
 - Clark's Nutcracker
 - Clark's Nutcracker
 - Clark's Nutcracker

Clark's Nutcracker Nucifraga columbiana Scientific name definitions

Diana F. Tomback
Version: 1.0 — Published March 4, 2020
Text last updated January 1, 1998

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Figure 1. Distribution of Clark's Nutcracker. - Range Map
  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of Clark's Nutcracker.

This species breeds at higher elevations within the range indicated but occurs at lower elevations during the nonbreeding season when individuals may also wander irregularly east to the Great Plains, south to northern Mexico, west to the Pacific coast, and north to Alaska.

Recommended Citation

Tomback, D. F. (2020). Clark's Nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana), version 1.0. In Birds of the World (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bow.clanut.01