Blue Tit

Name: Blue Tit

Scientific name: Parus caeruleus

Category: Birds

Nature Stars: 10

What are nature stars?

About: A small tit, about 11cm long. Blue Tits are birds of woodland, parks and gardens where they nest in holes in trees: tits are especially happy to use nest boxes. Tits are active feeders, hunting out insects and spiders amongst the smaller branches of trees

How to identify: Unmistakeable

Where: Widespread

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 40
  • Agility: 80
  • Rarity: 10
  • Cute factor: 70
  • Traveller: 30

Fantastic fact: Blue Tits that live in the Canary Islands and north Africa are now recognised as two different species: the Canary Islands Blue Tit and the Ultramarine Tit.

Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc


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comments

  • Doveutas
    • Date: 2014-12-26 09:37:14
    • Doveutas

    seen one in my garden

  • Doveutas
    • Date: 2014-12-26 09:36:52
    • Doveutas

    seen one in my garden

  • Leafagra
    • Date: 2014-11-20 21:16:44
    • Leafagra

    Cutie pie. I also drew one and entered it in the wildlife competition gallery. Hope they'll like it

  • Leafagra
    • Date: 2014-11-20 21:16:26
    • Leafagra

    Cutie pie. I also drew one and entered it in the wildlife competition gallery. Hope they'll like it

  • Beetlita
    • Date: 2014-09-13 09:09:57
    • Beetlita

    why can't i add this to my spotting sheet

  • Whiskolis
    • Date: 2014-01-02 11:13:57
    • Whiskolis

    I love blue tits they are so cute

  • Adderama
    • Date: 2013-07-24 10:11:14
    • Adderama

    My next door neighbour has a blue tit nest box and during spring we found a blue tit egg shell on our lawn.

  • Nuthatila
    • Date: 2013-03-10 08:43:04
    • Nuthatila

    This a blue tit in this picture!!!!! They are called blue tit because bits of there body are blue.

  • Dolphita
    • Date: 2012-10-30 09:10:15
    • Dolphita

    i had 1 pair of blue tits in one of my bird boxes and they had chicks and when the left i kept the shells and they are tiny!

  • Martinudes
    • Date: 2011-08-16 21:39:55
    • Martinudes

    hey we had one of these in our bird box. i made one at summer hill before during the summer hols in 2009