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Great tit - Mésange charbonnière

Parus major

Description:

A common visitor near houses in winter, the Great Tit has a striking glossy black head with white cheeks and a distinctive two-syllable song. With a smaller and broken black belly band this one is a female.

Habitat:

Remnant patch of mixed woods, semi-rural.

Notes:

First heard at my window. Spotted together with house sparrows, blue tits and nuthatches.

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7 Comments

Awesome picture Danièle,congrats and thanks for sharing

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Thanks António!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Thank you Hema! She posed in the right spot for about half-a-second :-)

Hema
Hema 4 years ago

superb composition!!

DanielePralong
Spotted by
DanielePralong

Vaud, Switzerland

Lat: 46.48, Long: 6.84

Spotted on Nov 14, 2014
Submitted on Dec 7, 2014

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