Coal Tit

(Periparus ater)

Alert Status: Green
Identifying Features: Smallest European tit; has a white patch on the nape.
Average Length: 11.5 cm
Average Lifespan: 2 Years
Average Wingspan: 17-21 cm
Beak type: Insects

Feeding:
Natural: Insects, seeds, black sunflower seeds & sunflower hearts
How to feed: Hanging feeders
What to feed: Peanuts, suet treats, seed mixes, sunflower hearts

Nesting: Hollow trees or mouse holes; constructed of moss, wool, dead leaves & spider webs.
Where to see: UK Wide. Woodlands; especially conifers, parks & gardens

Coal Tit song by david m, Xeno-canto
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