marsh tit


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Related to marsh tit: Poecile montanus

marsh tit

n
(Animals) a small European songbird, Parus palustris, with a black head and greyish-brown body: family Paridae (tits)
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Then I became aware of much rarer birds on the feeders such as marsh tit, lesser redpoll and siskin.
Roedd 'na sawl titw'r wern (Parus palustris; Marsh tit) ac roedd yn amheuthun eu gweld gan eu bod yn adar digon diarth i mi.
At one point during the 90-minute opener, Packers exclaimed: "The top view of a marsh tit's bottom - that's what you pay your licence fee for!" While Strachers gushed about their love of "a bit of drama and jeopardy" - and later felt the need to do some translating for us: "It defecates - ie, it poos ..."
They are fairly easy to spot, being dark grey with a black cap but with no bib like the similar willow tit and marsh tit. The gingery-brown cap of the female makes her even easier to see.
"And every member of the Tit Club had a name - there was the blue tit and the marsh tit and a coal tit.
On an early October afternoon, Mousseau crouched on a crumbling sidewalk in the middle of the ghost city of Pripyat patiently extracting a marsh tit from a mist net, one tiny toe at a time.
The Forestry Commission in partnership with the RSPB is offering financial support to landowners and managers to improve the habitat for 14 vulnerable species, including redstart, tree pipit, spotted flycatcher and marsh tit.
A walk from Dolgarrog, linking the reservoirs of Cowlyd, Eigiau and Coedty, climbed through oak woodland with redstarts, greaterspotted woodpeckers, marsh tit, and a tawny owl.
Other species noted that day included male and female pheasants, mute swan, black headed gull, tufted duck, crow, wood pigeon, collared dove, poc hard, coot, mallard, moor hen, dun nock, great tit, chaffinch, blue tit, robin, marsh tit, coal tit and Canada goose.
Those on the danger list include the grey partridge, marsh tit, yellowhammer, lapwing and house sparrow.
What you can see all year round are members of the tit family: the blue tit, willow tit, marsh tit, crested tit, great tit, and others.
"That's not just farmland birds like lapwings and yellowhammers, that seem to have come out well, but woodland birds like the lesser-spotted woodpecker or the marsh tit. They're all struggling."