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Great Tit

Parus major


This is a sparrow sized tit, one of the largest (if not the largest) tits in Palearctic, with some 15 cm in length. It has a black head with white cheeks, olive-green back with blue to greyish-olive mantle, and a horizontal white stripe on wing covers. It sports strikingly yellow chest and belly, with a black stripe in the middle.


Observed in groves of Botanical Garden in Geneva, shores of Geneva lake.

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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a week ago

You certainly have some beautiful birds in Europe. This little one is gorgeous! Wonderful spotting, Zlatan.

Genève, Genève, Switzerland

Lat: 46.23, Long: 6.15

Spotted on Mar 30, 2019
Submitted on May 14, 2019

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