Blue Tit

Name: Blue Tit

Scientific name: Parus caeruleus

Category: Birds

Nature Stars: 10

What are nature stars?

About: A small tit, about 11cm long. Blue Tits are birds of woodland, parks and gardens where they nest in holes in trees: tits are especially happy to use nest boxes. Tits are active feeders, hunting out insects and spiders amongst the smaller branches of trees

How to identify: Unmistakeable

Where: Widespread

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 40
  • Agility: 80
  • Rarity: 10
  • Cute factor: 70
  • Traveller: 30

Fantastic fact: Blue Tits that live in the Canary Islands and north Africa are now recognised as two different species: the Canary Islands Blue Tit and the Ultramarine Tit.

Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc


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  • Great_otus
    • Date: 2018-10-17 20:26:29
    • Great_otus

    Seen in Rainham Marsh nature reserve

  • Tailed_ulus
    • Date: 2018-04-01 15:35:52
    • Tailed_ulus

    we get loads of these i think blue tits were probably one of the first bird names i learnt.

  • Tailed_ulus
    • Date: 2018-03-28 14:52:01
    • Tailed_ulus

    we get loads of brds i learnt the name oflue tits in our garden i think they were probaly one of the first bi

  • Phalar_ilus
    • Date: 2018-03-25 10:45:23
    • Phalar_ilus

    I found this at me grandads

  • Phalar_ilus
    • Date: 2018-03-25 10:45:08
    • Phalar_ilus

    I found this at me grandads

  • Phalar_ilus
    • Date: 2018-03-25 10:44:50
    • Phalar_ilus

    I found this at me grandads

  • Flycat_oma
    • Date: 2018-03-14 22:53:24
    • Flycat_oma

    we see them in our garden, they come in pairs

  • Flycat_oma
    • Date: 2018-03-14 22:52:26
    • Flycat_oma

    we see them in our garden, they come in pairs

  • Mink_ox
    • Date: 2017-01-30 09:42:06
    • Mink_ox

    i see about 30 of them each day! P.S. they are very cute and so are goldcrests

  • Crowuea
    • Date: 2016-06-08 18:19:12
    • Crowuea

    I see lots of these in my garden and when I go on walks

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