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Blue Tit

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Blue Tit

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“Cyanistes Caeruleus”

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This passerine is easily recognisable by its blue and yellow plumage.

They eat insects seeds caterpillars and nuts.

They measure 12cm in length.

 They have a wingspan of 18cm.

They weigh in at just 11g.

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It is estimated that around 15 million birds winter in the uk.

Often seen at bird feeders and tables .

They are well known for pecking through foil milk bottle tops for the cream.

They nest in tree holes and nest boxes from March to June and lay 5 to 12

 red flacked white eggs that are incubated by the female for 14 days. They fledge at 18 days.

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