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
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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. Her sympathy with nature was exquisite.
Female blue tits prefer males with more ultraviolet light (UV) reflecting from their crests (SN: 4/18/98, p.
WITH reference to Mrs M Edwards' letter "Birds Left Suddenly" (Birmingham Mail, October 31), I think she should find herself extremely fortunate to have witnessed a coming and going, she says, of between 30 and 40 blue tits, Parus caeruleus belonging to the family Paridae, a truly enviable spectacle.
WIDLIFE CAFE The blackbird sits upon the roof Others impatiently hopping backwards and forwards Upon the hedge Sparrows popping through the gaps Patiently waiting The food is scattered amongst the pots Many favourite places Noisy starlings swoop To get first pick and sittings Blackbird is busy chasing all his own kind away Blue tits and chaffinches love the feeder with all the peanuts Now it's getting quieter Most of the birds have gone Sparrows appear to eat the leftovers Robin and Wagtail are also tucking in Absolute joy and delight When they all visit the garden For their tasty snack and treat Angela Wells, Hawkes Mill Lane, Allesley, Coventry..
Nestboxes across North Wales have been occupied, with blue tits, great tits and robins the most frequent visitors.
But this year's event, held in January, saw some parts of the region yield more than double the number of blue tits compared to 2008.
There is a digging area for growing plants and a nesting box - home to baby blue tits. The children love the new bikes and trikes.
Blue tits, ever eager to shrug off winter and embrace the spring, are one species known to have been laying eggs earlier and earlier in recent years, and this is causing problems for these garden favourites.
Yobs kicked parts of a wooden fence into the water and ripped apart a home-made bird box filled with nesting blue tits.
"We've plenty of the regular visitors, from thrushes to blue tits and robins to green finches, but there's also a few of the more difficult to find of our feathered friends on site - the sparrowhawk, kingfisher and greater spotted woodpecker have all been seen in recent months."
The frosty days of March have kept it at bay, and the blue tits in the garden have only begun their assiduous search for a nest in the last fortnight or so.
The most widespread species are blackbirds and blue tits, which respectively occupy up to 87 per cent and 81 per cent of gardens in Britain.