Great Tit - Parus major


Great Tit - Parus major
Great Tit - Parus major
Great Tit - Parus major
Great Tit - Parus major
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The song and call of this individual bird can be heard through the player below.
Identifications:
The crown, nape and throat are black. The cheeks are white. The breast and belly are yellow with a black stripe down the centre. There is a white wing bar across the blue-grey wings. The back is a yellowish-green and the rump is blue-grey. Legs are grey-blue and the bill is black. The sexes can be told apart by the width of the black stripe down the breast - the males have a broader stripe than the females
Song:
In vereses consisting of simple 2- or 3-note ditties repeated over, at a lively pace. The notes are tonally subtle, ranging from pure whistles to various slightly metallic or churred sounds, often with a chiming quality.
Call:
A churring alarm rattle, with a slightly hollow quality and holding an even, low pitch; it is often opened by one or two sharp 'see' notes. Another alarm call is a clear 'spink'.