Great Tit

Name: Great Tit

Scientific name: Parus major

Category: Birds

Nature Stars: 20

What are nature stars?

About: A large tit, about 15cm long. Great 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 tree

How to identify: Unmistakeable

Where: Widespread

Natural Superpowers

  • Predator: 40
  • Agility: 70
  • Rarity: 10
  • Cute factor: 60
  • Traveller: 30

Fantastic fact: Male Great Tits have a broad black stripe on the belly and a glossy black cap. Females are slightly duller, with a narrow black stripe on the belly and a dull black cap.

Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc


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comments

  • Mink_ox
    • Date: 2017-01-30 09:39:05
    • Mink_ox

    i like the way they have a black strip down their chin

  • Dolphita
    • Date: 2012-10-30 19:41:21
    • Dolphita

    ive seen loads of birds and the tit family are one of my favorotes

  • Mandona
    • Date: 2012-02-17 12:47:37
    • Mandona

    I think they look really nice:+)

  • Waspagra
    • Date: 2010-08-25 15:09:46
    • Waspagra

    This is a great easy to read I rate it 10 out of 10

  • Dolphilor
    • Date: 2010-07-30 09:31:37
    • Dolphilor

    i like blue tits more.

  • Foxalas
    • Date: 2010-03-06 17:41:01
    • Foxalas

    This is a good article, i like Great Tits!!

  • Rabbiter
    • Date: 2010-01-10 10:56:33
    • Rabbiter

    i think it was making a nest