The Great Tit, Parus major, is a passerine bird in the tit family Paridae. It is commonly found throughout Europe, the Middle East, Central and Northern Asia, and parts of North Africa. Most Great Tits do not migrate except in places with harsh winters.
Look and Sound[change | edit source]
The great tit have a black head and throat. The back is olive-green and the stomach is yellow. It has a white spot on its cheek. The great tit is 12.5-14.0 cm long and weighs 16-21 grams. It is an song bird, and it has up to 40 sorts of songs and sounds.
Feeding[change | edit source]
Lifecycle[change | edit source]
The female lays around 12 eggs and brood them by herself. Both parents take care of the baby bird.
References[change | edit source]
- Nowakowski, Jarosław K. (2001). "Speed and synchronization of autumn migration of the Great Tit (Parus major) along the eastern and the southern Baltic coast.". The Ring 23 (1): 55–71. http://kabli.nigula.ee/bib/nowa.pdf.
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