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The Black-throated Bushtit is a small passerine, around 10.5 cm long and weighing 4-9 g. There is considerable racial variation in the plumage, but all subspecies have a medium length tail (as opposed to the long tail of the related Long-tailed Tit), a black throat and a black 'bandit mask' around the eye. The nominate race has a chestnut cap, breast band and flanks and dark grey back, wings and tail, and a white belly.
found in forest near the rural areas. the main reason being for the bugs which get attracted to the lights.
they are a big competent for the sparrow in nanital. come in groups of four to nine