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Definition of blue tit in English:

noun

A small tit (songbird) with a blue cap, greenish-blue back, and yellow underparts, widespread in Eurasia and NW Africa.
  • Parus caeruleus, family Paridae
Example sentences
  • A survey of the birds who visited the cemetery in 1999 recorded blue tits, bull finches, pied wagtails and wood pigeons.
  • The garden attracts a number of birds including finches, blue tits, sparrows and jackdaws.
  • The proportion of monogamous females that breed at the same time as primary females was high in lapwings, starlings, pied flycatchers, and blue tits.

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