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Crested Tit

Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson presents the crested tit.

Tweet of the Day is a series of fascinating stories about the British birds inspired by their calls and songs.

Wildlife Sound Recordist, Chris Watson, presents the Crested Tit. Although crested tits are quite common in Continental Europe, they are confined in the UK to the central Highlands of Scotland. They're the only small British bird with a crest so identification shouldn't be a problem and their black eye-stripe contrasts well with their grey and white face.

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Christmas Day 2016 08:58

Crested Tit (Lophophanes cristatus)

Image courtesy of Steve Knell (rspb-images.com)

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