No.442 Varied Tit Poecile varius


Rank : 2
Only tit inJapan with russet plumage. The species is seen in woods on hilly area andparks in Asakawa River basin. Sexes alike. Moving from tree to tree, itfeeds on insects, seeds, nuts, and berries.  Song is slow, repeatedtsn-tsn-wheee, with accent on the last nasal whistle; call is nasalbee-bee.@ During autumn and winter, stores nuts on the ground, callednut-storing habit.

Varied Tit (Adult)

Varied Tit (Foraging )