Parus palustris Linnaeus 1758 (Family Paridae)


At Nest

Resident Nester; Territory: 1-4.5ha;
Length: 11.5cm; Wingspan: 18-19.5cm; Weight: Male 10.1-14g, Female 8.9-15g;
7-10 Eggs (13-15 Days): April - May; Young: May - June (17-20 Days);
Moult: June - August

Biotopes:
Wet Forest

Beech Forest
Nest:
(0 - 10 m)

Existing Tree Cavity

Existing Dead Wood Cavity
Principal Food:
Hemiptera

Lepidoptera

Hymenoptera

Coleoptera

Araneae

Gastropoda

Fagus sylvatica

Rosaceae

Violaceae

Oxalis acetosella
Predators: Aegolius funereus Strix aluco
Dendrocopos major


Pictures © 2003, 2005 J.K. Lindsey

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