Great Tit (Parus major) Expand Great Tit song by david m, Xeno-canto Your browser does not support the audio element. Please click here to download the file Great Tit (Parus major) Alert Status: Green Identifying Features: Largest of the tit family, with a black crown, nape & throat. The belly is yellow with a black stripe. Males have a broader stripe on the belly than the femaleAverage Length: 14 cmAverage Lifespan: 3 YearsAverage Wingspan: 22-25 cmBeak type: InsectsFeeding:Natural: Caterpillars and spiders, seeds & berriesHow to feed: Hanging feedersWhat to feed: Peanuts, suet treats, mixed seeds, sunflower heartsNesting: Cup shaped nest made from moss, down & grass. Frequently use nest boxes with a larger hole.Where to see: Widespread across the UK; usually found in gardens, parks & woodland.