Azure Tit

Cyanistes cyanus - Mésange azurée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Paridés

  • Genus
    :

    Cyanistes

  • Species
    :

    cyanus

Descriptor

Pallas, 1770

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 8 à 10 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Azure Tit (Cyanistes cyanus) is a species of bird in the Paridae family.

Subspecific information 8 Subspecies

  • Cyanistes cyanus cyanus (Belarus, w and c European Russia to c Ural Mts.)
  • Cyanistes cyanus hyperrhiphaeus (sw Ural Mts., sw Siberia and n Kazakhstan)
  • Cyanistes cyanus yenisseensis (sc to e Siberia, n Mongolia and ne China)
  • Cyanistes cyanus tianschanicus (mountains of se Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and nw China)
  • Cyanistes cyanus koktalensis (lowlands of se Kazakhstan)
  • Cyanistes cyanus carruthersi (Kyrgyzstan to n Tajikistan)
  • Cyanistes cyanus flavipectus (s Kyrgyzstan to n Afghanistan)
  • Cyanistes cyanus berezowskii (nc China)

Foreign names

  • Mésange azurée,
  • Herrerillo azul,
  • Chapim-de-cabeça-branca,
  • Lasurmeise,
  • Lazúrcinege,
  • Azuurmees,
  • Cincia azzurra,
  • Azurmes,
  • Asurmeis,
  • sýkorka lazúrová,
  • sýkora azurová,
  • Azurmejse,
  • valkopäätiainen,
  • mallerenga capblanca,
  • Hvítmeisa,
  • sikora lazurowa,
  • gaišzilā zīlīte,
  • sinji plavček,
  • Князёк,
  • ルリガラ,
  • 灰蓝山雀,
  • 灰藍山雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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