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.
It will be another month before the female blue tit lays her eggs, which can number anything up to a dozen.
Lack of nesting sites for some of Wales' much-loved birds, such as blue tit, house sparrow and nuthatch, is thought to be one of the reasons why we don't see as many garden birds as we used to.
None of us could have predicted last year that we were going to get a stoat eating half "the cast" but we got phenomenal footage of it, or filming a blue tit nest box, which we do every year, and getting this extraordinary story of a blue tit bringing up great tit chicks.
So the bees that are recent migrants coming over the channel are voting to stay 'in' while the blue tit is for getting 'out'
The blue tit was getting closely acquainted with one of three webcams at Abergynolwyn on Talyllyn Railway narrow-gauge steam railway, and appeared to be playing peekaboo.
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.
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.
The main image is of a Blue Tit settling on a feeder, its bright plumage on display.