Tufted Titmouse

Other Names: none

Distribution: throughout the eastern United States.

Tufted Titmouse distribution range map

Description:

Size: 14-16 cm in length with a 20-26 cm wingspan.

Plumage:  Gray above and off-white below, with rust-colored sides and a conspicuous gray crest. There is a small black patch on the face. The legs are gray and the beak and eyes are black.

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Tufted Titmouse

Tufted Titmouse

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
suet
sunflower-seed
Regions
alabama
arkansas
connecticut
delaware
district of columbia
florida
georgia
illinois
indiana
iowa
kansas
kentucky
louisiana
maine
maryland
massachusetts
mexico
michigan
minnesota
mississippi
missouri
nebraska
new brunswick
new hampshire
new jersey
new york
north carolina
north dakota
nova scotia
ohio
oklahoma
ontario
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
south carolina
south dakota
tennessee
texas
vermont
virginia
west virginia
wisconsin
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Action
flying
swimming
walking
Behavior
flocks
Markings
bold
eye
wingbands
Location
high flying
low flying
north in summer
south in winter
Habitat
Forests
Urban
Color
blackandwhite
brown
gray
white
Body Shape
perching
Size
large
small
Order
titmice and chickadees - paridae
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
tits, chickadees and titmice - paridae
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species