Bushtit

Other Names: American Bushtit

Distribution: western United States and Mexico.

American Bushtit

Description:

Size: 10-11 cm in length with a 17-18 cm wingspan.

Plumage: Generally gray-brown, with gray backs, pale undersides, brownish cheeks, and bluish-gray wings. The legs, beak, and eyes are black.

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Bushtit

Bushtit

Bill Shape
all-purpose
thick billed
Eats
suet
sunflower-seed
Regions
arizona
baja california
british columbia
california
colorado
idaho
kansas
mexico
nevada
new mexico
oklahoma
oregon
texas
utah
washington
wyoming
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Action
flying
swimming
Behavior
jerks
Markings
bold
eye
Sounds
twittering
clear
soft
melodious
Location
high flying
low flying
north in summer
south in summer
Habitat
chaparral
oakpinewoodland
riparianorriverforest
shrubs
Forests
Marshes
Color
blackandwhite
gray
Body Shape
perching
Size
tiny
large
small
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
bushtits or long-tailed tits - aegithalidae
Bird Species