European Crested Tit

Lophophanes cristatus - Mésange huppée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Paridés

  • Genus
    :

    Lophophanes

  • Species
    :

    cristatus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 10 à 13 g
Longevity

5 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

European Crested Tit (Lophophanes cristatus) is a species of bird in the Paridae family.

Subspecific information 7 Subspecies

  • Lophophanes cristatus scoticus (nc Scotland)
  • Lophophanes cristatus abadiei (w France)
  • Lophophanes cristatus weigoldi (w and s Iberian Pen.)
  • Lophophanes cristatus cristatus (n and e Europe to the Carpathian Mts.)
  • Lophophanes cristatus baschkirikus (sw and c Ural M ts.)
  • Lophophanes cristatus mitratus (c Europe to ne Spain, the Alps and n Balkans)
  • Lophophanes cristatus bureschi (Albania to Bulgaria and Greece)

Foreign names

  • Mésange huppée,
  • Herrerillo capuchino,
  • Chapim-de-poupa,
  • Haubenmeise,
  • Búbos cinege,
  • Kuifmees,
  • Cincia dal ciuffo,
  • Tofsmes,
  • Toppmeis,
  • sýkorka chochlatá,
  • sýkora parukářka,
  • Topmejse,
  • töyhtötiainen,
  • mallerenga emplomallada europea,
  • Toppmeisa,
  • czubatka (europejska),
  • cekulzīlīte,
  • čopasta sinica,
  • Хохлатая синица,
  • カンムリガラ,
  • 凤头山雀,
  • 鳳頭山雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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