Phil Pearce

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Great Tit

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Great Tit

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“Parus Major”

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This is our largest uk tit and is green and yellow with white cheeks and a glossy black head.

They eat insects, seeds, and nuts and are quite an aggressive little bird.

They are 14cm in length.

 They have a wingspan of 24cm

 They weigh in at 18g.

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This passerine does not migrate unless it is extremely cold.

It nests in cavities where 12 eggs are laid and the female alone does the incubating. They will have 2 broods per year. They prefer protein rich caterpillars in the breeding season.Spiders form a big part of the young ones diet.

 You will often see them in parks and gardens 

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