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European Crested Tit

(Lophophanes [Parus] cristatus)
German name(s): "Haubenmeise"
Size: 11-12 cm

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See European Crested Tit at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

Frontal view of an European Crested Tit (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2015]

Lateral view of an European Crested Tit (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2015]

Dorsal view of an European Crested Tit (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2015]

Dorsal view of an European Crested Tit, different posture (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2015]

Pair of European Crested Tits visiting a bird feeder (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, November 2017]

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

crestit_dw_20171110_1.m4a (Poland) Various © DW
crestit_dw_20171110_2.m4a (Poland) Various (Great Tit in bkgd) © DW

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