European Crested Tit
Lophophanes cristatus

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


European Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus mitratus, call in flight
BIF2658, 26/12/2017, Prerow, Germany, Patrick Franke




European Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus mitratus, call in flight
BIF2659, 21/01/2018, Reudnitz, Germany, Patrick Franke


European Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus mitratus, call in flight
BIF2660, 21/01/2018, Reudnitz, Germany, Patrick Franke




European Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus mitratus, call in flight
BIF2661, 14/02/2018, Hörschbachschlucht, Germany, Patrick Franke



European Crested Tit Lophophanes cristatus mitratus, call in flight
BIF2662, 14/02/2018, Hörschbachschlucht, Germany, Patrick Franke

voice:
– flight call a 0,2-0,3sec long, monophonic, fast modulated ‘tsii’
– resembles nuthatch or treecreeper
– main energy between 6-8kHz

comparison species:
Azure Tit (v)
African Blue Tit (v)
Eurasian Blue Tit (v)
Great Tit (v)
Cinereous Tit (v)
Coal Tit (v)
Sombre Tit (v)
Willow Tit (v)
Marsh Tit (v)
Caspian Tit (v)
Eurasian Treecreeper (a)
Short-toed Treecreeper (a)

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