Long-tailed Tit song by david m, Xeno-canto


Long Tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus)

Alert Status: Green
Identifying Features: Black & white with a pinkish underbelly; tail is very long (over half the length of the bird).
Average Length: 15 cm
Average Lifespan: 2 Years
Average Wingspan: 17-19 cm
Beak type: Insects


Feeding:
Natural: Insects & their larvae, spiders & berries
How to feed: Hanging feeders & bird tables
What to feed: Peanuts, peanut cakes, cheese, suet treats

Nesting:
Usually in hedges, bushes, trees & brambles, made of moss, feathers, hairs & spiders webs.
Where to see: UK-wide apart from far North West Scotland. Usually found in farmland, shrub land, woodland and gardens