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bush·tit

 (bo͝osh′tĭt′)
n.
A small, long-tailed bird (Psaltriparus minimus) of western North America, having predominantly gray plumage.

bushtit

(ˈbʊʃˌtɪt)
n
(Animals) any small grey active North American songbird of the genus Psaltriparus, such as P. minimus (common bushtit): family Paridae (titmice)

bush•tit

(ˈbʊʃˌtɪt)
n.
a small songbird, Psaltriparus minimus, of the western U.S. and Mexico, that constructs long nests.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bushtit - active grey titmice of western North Americabushtit - active grey titmice of western North America
titmouse, tit - small insectivorous birds
genus Psaltriparus, Psaltriparus - a genus of Paridae
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Values for other species of similar size, such as the Bushtit Psaltriparus minimus (283 s/m, Chaplin 1982) and the Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes (210 s/m, Weathers and Nagy 1984), are 30-80% higher than our values.
The energetic significance of huddling behavior in Common Bushtits, Psaltriparus minimus.