Paridae – Tits, Chickadees & Titmice

Baeolophus Bicolor – Tufted Titmouse

Known as the tufted titmouse, Baeolophus bicolor, it is a tiny songbird native to North America and a member of the titmouse and chickadee families of birds Paridae. The black-crested titmouse, which may be found from central and southern Texas southward, was previously considered a subspecies, but it is now recognized as a distinct species […]

Baeolophus Ridgwayi – Juniper Titmouse

After the TBBA fieldwork was completed, Baeolophus Ridgwayi, or the Juniper Titmouse of the Pacific Coast, formerly known as the Plain Titmouse was separated from the Oak Titmouse of the Pacific Coast previously known as the Plain Titmouse. It is no longer believed that crows and chickadees are linked to each other as members of […]

Poecile Gambeli – Mountain Chickadee

Poecile gambel, the mountain chickadee is a passerine bird of the Paridae family. They have 1–2 broods every year and are monogamous. Females incubate for 14 days. The young are altricial and are nourished by both parents for 21 days. During the summer and breeding season, they eat insects, but also conifer and other plant […]

Poecile Atricapillus – Black-Capped Chickadee

Poecile atricapillus, known to be a black-capped chickadee, is a nonmigratory songbird of North America. It is a tit Paridae family bird. It is the state bird of Massachusetts and Maine, as well as New Brunswick, Canada. With its strong spatial memory and fearlessness near people, it is recognized for its ability to decrease its […]

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