Category Archives: Tits

Hummingbird Tit

Great Tit with deformed bill Bill deformities are widely recorded in many passerines – and with surprising regularity. Few, though, can be as eye-catching as this Great Tit, which has been visiting a garden bird feeder in Brampton Ash for the … Continue reading

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The Stortons Bearded Tits

On 27th October I was pleased to find two Bearded Tits in the main reedbed at Stortons Gravel Pits. Always great to see, especially locally, I was alerted to their presence by the familiar ‘chuwing’ calls coming from the reeds … Continue reading

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Cross-billed Great Tit

Chris Payne trapped this Great Tit with a strikingly malformed bill in Greens Norton recently. It was trapped twice and appears to be coping well with its deformity and maintaining its average weight.               Such deformities … Continue reading

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