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Blue Tit Bird

Identification of Blue Tit Bird

Blue Tit Bird 1 Length: 10.5-12cm Wingspan: 17.5-20cm Call: "chwrrr'r'r'r'r'r"

Blue Tit Bird is a familiar garden bird to many, it is very small and lightweight, with primrose-yellow underparts. The rounded head of Blue Tit Bird is patterned with broad white cheeks, and has a white forehead and white extending in a ring round to the nape, isolating a rounded crown patch of blue. A blackish bridle through the eye separates cheek from crown, with a darker blue collar-ring below the cheek, broadest at the rear and joining a blackish-blue chin and throat at the front. The mantle is qreen,. and the wincp and tail-are blue with white tertial tips and a white wingbar on the tips of the greater coverts. Females are duller than males.

Habitat of Blue Tit Bird

Blue Tit Bird ia a common resident, favouring deciduous or mixed woodland and forest, parks, gardens, orchards, hedges and scrub, and indeed any bushy areas with scattered trees, wherever it can find a ready food supply and fiotes in which to nest. (t readify occupies nest boxes, and is a familiar visitor to garden bird feeders, tt is single brooded, with an average of 10-12 eggs per brood. Outside the breeding season it readily joins mixed flocks that roam widely.

Song / Call of Blue Tit Bird

Blue Tit Bird 2

Blue Tit Bird is a commonly used call is churring note that starts low and rises in a short rolling trill, and is delivered in various permutations, such as "chwrrr'r'r'r'r'r", "chwrr'hi'ih'ih" or "twr'r'r'i'i'i'i'i", or commencing with high notes before dropping sharply, such as "tsii'tsii'tsii-chwrr'r'r'r'r". It uses a more scolding "trrrrr-bii'beep!" and a drawn-out "seeer" in response to aerial predators, a conversational high-pitched "tsee" when in a group, and a repeated drier note "di'di'di'di". Song variants include a repeated high-pitched, clear silvery "bii'bi-sisisi-srr'r'r'r'r'r'r'r, bii'bi-sisisi-srr'r'r'r'r'r'r'r, bii'bi-sisisi-srr'r'r'r'r'r'r'r" or a high, cyclical and buzzing "tsee-zzi'zi, tzii'zi'zee- tzii'zi'zee- tzii'zi'zee-tzii'zi'zee".