Parus caeruleus Linnaeus 1758 (Family Paridae)


Young

Resident Nester; Territory: 5000m²;
Length: 11.5cm; Wingspan: 17.5-20cm; Weight: Male 9.4-13.2g, Female 9.1-13g;
2 - 18 Eggs: April - June (13-16 Days); Young: May - July (16-22 Days);
Moult: June - August

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows

Beech Forest
Nest:
Existing Tree Cavity

Existing Dead Wood Cavity
Principal Food:
Araneae

Hemiptera

Lepidoptera

Coleoptera

Diptera Larvae

Hymenoptera

Fagus sylvatica

Betula

Rosaceae
Parasites:
Protocalliphora azurea Larva
Predators: Aegolius funereus Strix aluco
Dendrocopos major


Pictures © 2003 J.K. Lindsey

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