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Long-tailed Tit

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About the Long-tailed Tit

The Long-tailed Tit is a very small bird with a very long tail. It breeds in most of Europe and Asia and is usually non-migratory, although migration has been observed in North-eastern Europe.

It is closely related to the true tits, and in winter it is often found with tit flocks.

Long-tailed Tits are very restless, constantly on the move as they search for insects and other small food items. They nest in trees or shrub.

Details & Stats

Hatched Added to Birdorable on: 21 February 2008
Scientific Name Aegithalos caudatus
  • Passeriformes
  • Aegithalidae
  • Aegithalos
  • A. caudatus
Birdorable Family Tits, Chickadees & Kinglets
Conservation Status Least Concern
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
(as of 27 September 2017)
Measurements
Units: Imperial Metric
5 to 6 inches
Range West Europe East Europe North Europe South Europe West Asia Central Asia East Asia

International Names

  • Mlynařík Dlouhoocasý (Czech)
  • Halemejse (Danish)
  • Staartmees (Dutch)
  • Pyrstötiainen (Finnish)
  • Mésange à Longue Queue (French)
  • Schwanzmeise (German)
  • Codibugnolo (Italian)
  • エナガ (Enaga) (Japanese)
  • 오목눈이 (OMoknuni) (Korean)
  • Stjertmeis (Norwegian)
  • Raniuszek (Polish)
  • Длиннохвостая синица (Russian)
  • Mito (Spanish)
  • Stjärtmes (Swedish)

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