Grey Tit

Melaniparus afer - Mésange petit-deuil

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Paridés

  • Genus
    :

    Melaniparus

  • Species
    :

    afer

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Grey Tit (Melaniparus afer) is a species of bird in the Paridae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Melaniparus afer arens (s South Africa and Lesotho)
  • Melaniparus afer afer (Namibia and w South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Mésange petit-deuil,
  • Carbonero gris,
  • Chapim-cinzento-meridional,
  • Kapmeise,
  • fokföldi cinege,
  • Kaapse Mees,
  • Cincia grigia,
  • Sydlig gråmes,
  • Karoomeis,
  • sýkorka akáciová,
  • sýkora jižní,
  • Kapmejse,
  • afrikantiainen,
  • Piet-tjou-tjou-grysmees,
  • mallerenga bruna,
  • sikora akacjowa,
  • Восточноафриканская синица,
  • ハイイロガラ,
  • 灰山雀,
  • 灰山雀,

Habitat

Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Wetlands (inland) : Seasonal/Intermittent/Irregular Rivers/Streams/Creeks ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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