Sombre Tit

Poecile lugubris - Mésange lugubre

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Paridés

  • Genus
    :

    Poecile

  • Species
    :

    lugubris

Descriptor

Temminck, 1820

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 21 à 23 cm.
  • Weight
    : 16 à 19 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Sombre Tit (Poecile lugubris) is a species of bird in the Paridae family.

Subspecific information 5 Subspecies

  • Poecile lugubris lugubris (Balkan Pen. to n Greece)
  • Poecile lugubris lugens (c and s Greece)
  • Poecile lugubris anatoliae (Asia Minor s to n Israel)
  • Poecile lugubris dubius (w Iran)
  • Poecile lugubris kirmanensis (se Iran)

Foreign names

  • Mésange lugubre,
  • Carbonero lúgubre,
  • Chapim-sombrio,
  • Trauermeise,
  • Füstös cinege,
  • Rouwmees,
  • Cincia dalmatina,
  • Balkanmes,
  • Balkanmeis,
  • sýkorka smútočná,
  • sýkora temná,
  • Sørgemejse,
  • balkanintiainen,
  • mallerenga fosca,
  • Grámeisa,
  • sikora żałobna,
  • sēru zīlīte,
  • žalobna sinica,
  • Средиземноморская гаичка,
  • バルカンコガラ,
  • 暗山雀,
  • 灰暗山雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Shrubland : Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) : ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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