great tit

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great tit

n
(Animals) a large common Eurasian tit, Parus major, with yellow-and-black underparts and a black-and-white head
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Translations
sýkora koňadra
cinke
kjøttmeistalgmeistalgokse
sikora bogatka
velika sinica
talgoxe

great tit

n (Zool) → cinciallegra
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In our own country the larger titmouse (Parus major) may be seen climbing branches, almost like a creeper; it often, like a shrike, kills small birds by blows on the head; and I have many times seen and heard it hammering the seeds of the yew on a branch, and thus breaking them like a nuthatch.
<B Blue tit Parus caeruleus and Great tit Parus major
Y titw mawr (Parus major; Great Tit) oedd yr ymwelwyr mwyaf niferus ac roedden nhw'n gwibio i mewn ac allan fel jets.
Fecal analysis as a mandhod of nestling diand dandermination in insectivorous birds: a case study in Blue Tits Cyanistes caeruleus and Great Tits Parus major. Acta.
The most numerous species were yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella) (10.7 % of all individuals), fieldfare (Turdus pilaris) (9.4 %), great tit (Parus major) (6.3 %), house sparrow (Passer domesticus) (5.5 %) and Eurasian siskin (Carduelis spinus) (5.1 %).
Hyperthermia secondary to restraint or "stress-induced hyperthermia" has been well documented in several bird species, including common eider (Somateria mollissima), Pekin ducks (Anas play-trhynchos), great tits (Parus major), pigeons (Columba livia), chickens, and 2 Amazon parrot species.
There are other reports also suggesting relationship between clutch size and base area of nest (great tits Parus major, Lohrl 1973, 1980; tree swallows Tachycineta biclor, Robertson and Rendell 1990; house wrens Troglodytes aedon, Purcell et al.
To see how urbanization might influence early development in great tits (Parus major), biologists at Lund University in Sweden took newly hatched great tits from the city and the country and mixed them up.
Latest case report of Fowlpox virus infection is found in Hungarian partridges (Perdixperdix) (5), white-tailed sea eagle (Haliaeetusalbicilla) (6), and Hungarian great tits (Parus major) (7).
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A female great tits' (Parus major) appearance is shown to signal healthy attributes in offspring, a study found.
Washington, Mar 25 ( ANI ): A female great tits' (Parus major) appearance indicates healthy attributes in offspring, a new study has revealed.