Parus cristatus Linnaeus 1758 (Family Paridae)


Nest

Adult Feeding Young

Young

Resident Nester; Territory: 2-35ha;
Length: 11.5cm; Wingspan: 17-20cm; Weight: Male 10-12.5g, Female 10.2-11.1g;
6-7 Eggs: April - May (13-16 Days); Young: May - June (18-22 Days);
Moult: August - October

Biotopes:
Spruce Forest
Nest:
(1 - 3 m)

Rotten Dead Wood
Principal Food:
Philodromus aureolus

Other Araneae

Hemiptera

Lepidoptera

Hymenoptera

Coleoptera

Diptera

Picea abies

Galeopsis

Rosaceae
Predators: Aegolius funereus Strix aluco
Dendrocopos major


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