blue tit


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Noun1.blue tit - widely distributed European titmouse with bright cobalt blue wings and tail and crown of the headblue tit - widely distributed European titmouse with bright cobalt blue wings and tail and crown of the head
titmouse, tit - small insectivorous birds
genus Parus, Parus - type genus of the family Paridae
Translations
sýkora modřinka
herrerillo común
sinitiainen
blåmes
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at the trees, at the green fields visible behind those trees, and at the leafless branches which surrounded the body of the small blue tit.
A BLUE tit which was left seeing stars after slamming into a conservatory window is free as a bird again - thanks to a big-hearted pensioner.
Clockwise, from top left: blue tits adopt a post box in Sutton Coldfield; a greater spotted woodpecker |tries to steal blue tit chicks from a nesting box in Great Barr; a nest in a set of traffic lights; white storks nesting in a chimney at Thrigby Hall near Great Yarmouth; geese nest right next to the busy Bridgnorth Road; a hotel cigarette bin is home to blue tits at Aldridge; blackbirds home in on an artificial Christmas tree; and Tina Bishop checks out another ciggie bin in Castle Bromwich.
HIGH FLIERS Blue tit sets off from garden bird box.
While the crown of a blue tit looks just blue to us, to another bird it has the added dimension of appearing UV-reflectant.
Six little blue tits Perched high upon a twig Puffing out their feathers To make themselves look big Each one of them deciding If it's time to leave the nest So, one by one, into the air Bravely five gave their wings a test But the sixth little blue tit Gave out a desperate sigh "I haven't got the nerve to jump Mum" Because I don't think I can fly
Blue tit The brighter a male blue tit's breast is, the more attractive and appealing he will be to females.
An additional objective can be established if aromatic plants are better represented in nests than predicted, indicating a selective plant search: does the presence of aromatic plants in the nests influence Eurasian Blue Tit nest survival rate?
The main image is of a Blue Tit settling on a feeder, its bright plumage on display.
The wilted flowers of my Evening Primrose perking up at dusk, as they are traditionally pollinated by moths; a spring-flowering magnolia soulangiana cheerfully flowering for the second time this year; a little blue tit taking his first shaky flight out of the nest; five tiny little polecats crossing a busy dual carriageway in single-file and safely; two barn owls "muttering" to each other in my cherry tree at dusk, and a hot air balloon quietly creeping up the valley at dawn.
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.