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Tufted Titmouse

Baeolophus bicolor

Description:

These small birds are approximately six inches (15 cm) in length, with a white front, and grey upper body outlined with rust colored flanks. Other characteristics include their black foreheads, and the tufted grey crest on their heads.

Habitat:

Spotted at Central Park area, new York. Its habitat is deciduous and mixed woods as well as gardens, parks, and shrub-lands. Although the tufted titmouse is non-migratory and originally native to Ohio and Mississippi, factors such as bird feeders have caused these birds to occupy a larger amount of territory across the United States and stretching into Ontario, Canada.

Notes:

Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Aves Order: Passeriformes Family: Paridae Genus: Baeolophus Species: B. bicolor

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JordiPrats
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JordiPrats

New York, New York, United States

Spotted on Dec 14, 2020
Submitted on Dec 28, 2020

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