Bird Details
Tufted Titmouse
Color: Gray
Size: 5"
Season: Year-round
Description: Gray above and light below with a sharp crest and buff-colored sides. Males and females are similar in appearance.
Voice: A clear, whistled peter peter peter or here here here. Also gives harsh, scolding calls.
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Habitat: Forested woodlands, parks and suburbs.
Interesting Fact: Occasionally, titmice from a prior brood will remain where they hatched and help their parents raise young the next year. This is a very rare behavior in songbirds.
Scientific name: Baeolophus bicolor
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Paridae

Howard Eskin

Dan Scheiman

Adult on nest in nest box
Fredrick Garcia

Nest in a nest box
Fredrick Garcia

Fredrick Garcia
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