blue tit


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Synonyms for blue tit

widely distributed European titmouse with bright cobalt blue wings and tail and crown of the head

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This fine picture of a blue tit was taken by John Money at Scaling Dam.
Sparrows, robins and swallows can have up to three broods, but blue tits and starlings normally try the once.
From frisky bees seeking a mate to ravenous stoats murdering blue tits, the animal kingdom's circle of life will keep you glued to the screen.
An adult great tit feeds a juvenile blue tit in birdwatcher Reg Senior's garden at Honley.
Ellis said this particular blue tit is one of several birds who live in the station's signal posts.
As for the little blue tit, Frank said he is still flying high and "coming and going" all the time.
Perhaps they were related to the blue tits who set up home in a cigarette butt bin at West Bromwich crematorium a few years ago.
Washington, Aug 14 ( ANI ): A new study suggests that female blue tits with brightly coloured crowns are better mums than duller birds.
But Kempenaers says he doesn't have data on what will happen to the blue tit population as a whole if artificial light inspires many females to mate with males that would normally be shunned.
IAIN FINDLAY A blue tit perches on its nest in a fag box on the wall of The Fairlawns Hotel in Aldridge
HIGH FLIERS Blue tit sets off from garden bird box.
This is the first study to show that male blue tit behaviour depends on female ornamentation," said Dr Matteo Griggio, co-author of this study.
He is successful only if he is not disturbed by his slightly larger cousin, the Blue Tit.
The UK blue tit population, for example, has increased by almost one-third since the late 1960s, despite the withdrawal of foil milk bottle tops, but declined by 7% in the last five years.
At least that's what the residents of a tiny Clare town have had to do - after a blue tit set up home in their postbox.