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Great Tit / Velika sjenica

Parus major

Description:

The Great Tit is a distinctive bird, with a black head and neck, prominent white cheeks, olive upperparts and yellow underparts, with some variation amongst the numerous subspecies. It is predominantly insectivorous in the summer, but will consume a wider range of food items in the winter months, including small hibernating bats. So....this apparently strange coloration white (or almost white) with black is due to birds age, the older the brighter and less yellowish.

Habitat:

It is a widespread and common species throughout Europe, the Middle East, Central and Northern Asia, and parts of North Africa in any sort of woodland. It is generally resident, and most Great Tits do not migrate except in extremely harsh winters.

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10 Comments

Jopy
Jopy 7 years ago

nisam našla podatke o podvrstama u ključu! mail-aj mi brgljeza, baš me zanima!

Jopy
Jopy 7 years ago

pa da, takva kao indijska mi i ova izgleda! :) u ključu sam našla podatak da mlade ptice u ljeto imaju žutu obojanost, inače na slici u knjizi je blago žućkasta!

injica
injica 7 years ago

Tipa mogu ti mailat fotku Brgljeza koja je slikana min poslije ovog da vidiš da su boje ok....

Stian Waaler
Stian Waaler 7 years ago

It could be a great tit with white morph maybe. It's the only tit with that pattern in Croatia..

injica
injica 7 years ago

Dobro velika sjenica je, pa sad koja podvrsta pitanje. Ova moja je fakat dosta blijeda bila. Bilo je žutih ptičica danas, ali ova nije baš bila značajno žuta.

Jopy
Jopy 7 years ago

jest, velika sjenica! ona je blijedo žućkasta, evo ti još jedna slika pa procjeni! ID je ok!
http://www.wildcroatia.net/galerije/ptic...

injica
injica 7 years ago

Znaš šta je najbolje, našla sam takvu obojenost kod indijske podvrste, hm..hm...http://www.flickr.com/photos/heizenberg/93894495/

injica
injica 7 years ago

Stian, are you sure, cause it has black-white coloration on the chest part...

injica
injica 7 years ago

Hm, siva je i nije žuta.... siva od gore i bijela i crna ispod...

Jopy
Jopy 7 years ago

Kakve je boje ptica? nikako ne mogu procjeniti,ako jest žuto-crna, liči mi na veliku sjenicu, Parus major
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Parus_...

injica
Spotted by
injica

Zagreb, Croatia

Spotted on Apr 10, 2013
Submitted on Apr 10, 2013

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