Willow Tit
Poecile montanus

– smaller than House Sparrow
– mainly non-migratory
– only short distance dispersal of juveniles


Willow Tit Poecile montanus salicarius, call in flight
BIF2666, 06/01/2018, Profen, Germany, Patrick Franke


Willow Tit Poecile montanus salicarius, call in flight
BIF2667, 06/01/2018, Profen, Germany, Patrick Franke



Willow Tit Poecile montanus salicarius, call in flight
BIF2668, 06/01/2018, Profen, Germany, Patrick Franke


Willow Tit Poecile montanus salicarius, call in flight
BIF2669, 06/01/2018, Profen, Germany, Patrick Franke


Willow Tit Poecile montanus salicarius, call in flight
BIF2670, 06/01/2018, Profen, Germany, Patrick Franke


Willow Tit Poecile montanus salicarius, call in flight
BIF2671, 06/01/2018, Profen, Germany, Patrick Franke


Willow Tit Poecile montanus salicarius, call in flight
BIF2672, 06/01/2018, Profen, Germany, Patrick Franke


Willow Tit Poecile montanus salicarius, call in flight
BIF2673, 06/01/2018, Profen, Germany, Patrick Franke

voice:
– flight call a short monophonic upslur
– main energy between 7-8kHz
– narrowly spaced harmonics -> Marsh Tit
– inflection variable
– usually uttered as short explosive series
– difficult to distinguish from calls of other tit species

comparison species:
Azure Tit (a) (v)
African Blue Tit (a) (v)
Eurasian Blue Tit (a) (v)
Great Tit (a) (v)
Cinereous Tit (a) (v)
European Crested Tit (v)
Coal Tit (a) (v)
Sombre Tit (a) (v)
Marsh Tit (a) (v)
Caspian Tit (a) (v)
Eurasian Nuthatch (a)

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