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Titmice

Group: 
Birds

Although summer insect feeders the members of the tit family will happily eat nuts and seed in winter.

 

The information about this group of species has been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Bearded Tit

Panurus biarmicus
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A visitor to reedbeds on Dorset rivers in winter.


 

 

Photo by:
Christchurch Harbour Ornithological Group

Long-tailed Tit

Aegithalos caudatus
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A distinctive tiny bird with a long tail that is usually seen in feeding parties in winter and are quite frequent in gardens now.


 

Marsh Tit

Parus palustris
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A now scarce woodland species often favouring damp woodland.


 

 

Coal Tit

Parus ater
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A tiny bird usually encountered in coniferous woodland and in gardens that are near to such habitat


 

Blue Tit

Parus caeruleus
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A common species of woodland, hedgerow and gardens


 

Great Tit

Parus major
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A common woodland bird that you see almost everywhere there are trees and shrubs, including gardens