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Crested Tit (Lophophanes cristatus)

Appearance:

The pointed crest makes it rather unmistakable, but can be overlooked if crest is folded. Brown upperparts, pale buff underparts and black bib. Speckled crown and black eye-stripe connecting to characteristic cheek markings.

Sound:

Call a characteristic vibrating rolling trill "Trrrrurrrurrrit", with last syllable emphasized and ending with ascending pitch. Often preceded by a couple of introductory "tzi tzi". Song: an improvisation over previously described calls.

Contact call:

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Distribution:

Wikipedia: map (se also Xeno-canto below)

Ecology:

Birdlife ecology

Links:

Observation.org Latest observations

Video IBC

Image search Flickr NB! May give other species

Sound search at Xeno-canto

Featherbase

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Facts:
Length (cm):
11-11
Wingspan (cm):
17-20
Weight (gram):
10-13
Size group:
Warbler-size
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Silhouette Group:
Tit-like
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