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Blue Tit

Cyanistes caeruleus

Description:

Small passerine bird from a family Paridae, Easily recognized by its azure-blue, yellow and white colors. It appears tiny, and is smaller than sparrow, with some 10 cm in length. The Eurasian blue tit was previously classified in genus Parus, and can still be found in literature as Parus caeruleus

Habitat:

Blue tits are non-migratory birds and are resident breeders in deciduous woodlands, throughout Europe. Here seen from my balcony, in a residential area in Geneva suburbs, rural and neighboring managed pastures and very close to an oak forest.

Notes:

Series "from my window" - in environments of our apartment, these are definitely the most common and most numerous visitors

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3 Comments

triggsturner
triggsturner 3 weeks ago

Lovely spotting and photos Zlatan. That is not good news Daniele!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 3 weeks ago

Great series Zlatan. For the first time in years I have no blue tits in my woods this winter...

AshleyT
AshleyT 3 weeks ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Lat: 46.25, Long: 6.11

Spotted on Jan 23, 2019
Submitted on Jan 25, 2019

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