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In Willow Tit winter flocks, adults are dominant over yearlings, and males over females (Hogstad 1987, Koivula and Orell 1988, Lahti et al.
Community spirit Co-operation is key to the survival of the long-tailed tit
Willow tits are not as brightly coloured as other tits, but they are still lovely birds.
A pair of blue tits has been in and out of the box lately and things are looking very hopeful.
Volunteer BTO nest recorder Henry Cook is giving Willow Tits a hand at a site in Denbighshire.
tailed tit In West Yorkshire the most commonly seen bird was the house sparrow, with an average of 3.86 per garden, followed by the starling (3.04) and blackbird (2.69).
County Durham: House sparrow; starling; blackbird; blue tit; chaffinch; great tit; jackdaw; robin; collared dove; woodpigeon.
Last winter, the kitchen window bird table in my garden attracted great spotted woodpeckers, long-tailed tits, bramblings, siskins, fieldfares and even a red squirrel that visited every morning.
Long tailed tit The long-tailed tit makes a tennis-ball sized nest out of moss and spiders' webs.
Now, a new research has shown that male blue tits' (Cyanistes caeruleus) parental behaviour is determined by female ornamentation (ultraviolet coloration of the crown), as predicted by the differential allocation hypothesis (DAH).
The three most popular Christmas card tit stars are among the birds that are known to struggle most during the cold weather.
Similarly, the dominant species, i.e., the Crested Tit, cached sunflower seeds closer to the feeder than did the subdominant Willow Tits, in particular in the situation when birds were caching seeds for a long time from the same place (Table 3).
There was a fall in sightings of wrens and long-tailed tits, two of the smallest species to visit gardens.
TOP TEN SIGHTINGS IN REGION Tyne and Wear: starling; house sparrow; blackbird; woodpigeon; blue tit; goldfinch; magpie; feral pigeon; robin; jackdaw.
In fact, the willow tit is the most endangered small bird in the UK, with numbers plummeting some 97 per cent since 1980.