Parus ater Linnaeus 1758 (Family Paridae)


At Nest

Young

Resident Nester; Territory: 3ha;
Length: 11.5cm; Wingspan: 17-21cm; Weight: Male 8.8-10.4g, Female 8-11.1g;
8-9 Eggs: April - June (14-16 Days); Young: May - July (18-20 Days);
Moult: June - August

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest
Nest:
(0 - 10 m)

Existing Tree Cavity

Existing Dead Wood Cavity
Principal Food:
Philodromus aureolus

Other Araneae

Hemiptera

Lepidoptera

Hymenoptera

Coleoptera

Picea abies

Fagus sylvatica

Rosaceae
Predators: Aegolius funereus Strix aluco
Dendrocopos major


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