Willow Tit

(Poecile montanus)

Alert Status: Red
Identifying Features: Black caps with sandy-brown upper parts. Willow Tit is scruffier looking than the Marsh Tit. 
Average Length: 12 cm
Average Lifespan: 2 Years
Average Wingspan: 17-18 cm
Beak type: Insects

Feeding:
Natural: Insects, seeds berries & occasionally nuts
How to feed: Hanging feeders & bird tables
What to feed: Seeds, berries suet treats & peanut granules

Nesting: Usually found in cavities in dead trees or stumps. Can nest in nest boxes but box needs to be filled with sawdust.
Where to see: Usually found in damp places like willow thickets & edges of lowland peatbogs of England, Wales and South Scotland.

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