Long-tailed Tit

Aegithalos caudatus - Mésange à longue queue

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Aegithalidés

  • Genus
    :

    Aegithalos

  • Species
    :

    caudatus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 16 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 7 à 9 g
Longevity

8 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Long-tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus) is a species of bird in the Aegithalidae family.

Subspecific information 17 Subspecies

  • Aegithalos caudatus caudatus (n and e Europe to e Siberia, Japan and Korea)
  • Aegithalos caudatus rosaceus (British Isles)
  • Aegithalos caudatus europaeus (ne France and Germany to n Italy and Turkey)
  • Aegithalos caudatus aremoricus (w France)
  • Aegithalos caudatus taiti (sw and s France to c Spain and Portugal)
  • Aegithalos caudatus irbii (s Spain and Portugal, Corsica)
  • Aegithalos caudatus italiae (c and s Italy, sw Slovenia)
  • Aegithalos caudatus siculus (Sicily)
  • Aegithalos caudatus macedonicus (Albania and Greece to Bulgaria and nw Turkey)
  • Aegithalos caudatus tephronotus (e Greece to c Turkey, n Iraq and Syria)
  • Aegithalos caudatus tauricus (Crimean Pen.)
  • Aegithalos caudatus major (ne Turkey and the Caucasus)
  • Aegithalos caudatus alpinus (se Azerbaijan, n Iran and sw Turkmenistan)
  • Aegithalos caudatus passekii (se Turkey and sw Iran)
  • Aegithalos caudatus trivirgatus (c Japan)
  • Aegithalos caudatus kiusiuensis (s Japan)
  • Aegithalos caudatus magnus (c and s Korea, Tsushima I.. Japan.)

Foreign names

  • Mésange à longue queue,
  • Mito común,
  • Chapim-rabilongo,
  • Schwanzmeise,
  • Őszapó,
  • Staartmees,
  • Codibugnolo eurasiatico,
  • Stjärtmes,
  • Stjertmeis,
  • mlynárka dlhochvostá,
  • mlynařík dlouhoocasý,
  • Halemejse,
  • pyrstötiainen,
  • mallerenga cuallarga eurasiàtica,
  • Skottmeisa,
  • raniuszek (zwyczajny),
  • garastīte,
  • dolgorepka,
  • Ополовник,
  • エナガ,
  • *银喉长尾山雀,
  • 長尾山雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate ; Shrubland : Temperate, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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