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long-tailed tit

Saltos de línea: long-tailed tit

Definición de long-tailed tit en inglés:

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A small Eurasian songbird that resembles a tit, having black, white, and pink plumage and a long slender tail, and building a domed nest.
  • Genus Aegithalos, family Aegithalidae: several species, in particular A. caudatus
Example sentences
  • Some nests in each of the study sites were protected from avian predators by cages of 6 cm wire-netting, which permits access by long-tailed tits, but not corvids.
  • In Scotland, where I work, long-tailed tits start constructing their nests as early as March, when spring still looks a lot like winter.
  • Several correspondents made reference to this habit when reporting siskins and long-tailed tits feeding on peanuts.

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