Willow Tit

Poecile montanus - Mésange boréale

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Paridés

  • Genus
    :

    Poecile

  • Species
    :

    montanus

Descriptor

Conrad von Baldenstein, 1827

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 17 à 20 cm.
  • Weight
    : 9 à 12 g
Longevity

9 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Willow Tit (Poecile montanus) is a species of bird in the Paridae family.

Subspecific information 14 Subspecies

  • Poecile montanus kleinschmidti (Britain)
  • Poecile montanus rhenanus (nw France to w Germany, n Switzerland and n Italy)
  • Poecile montanus montanus (se France to Romania, Bulgaria and Greece)
  • Poecile montanus salicarius (Germany and w Poland to ne Switzerland and Austria)
  • Poecile montanus borealis (Scandinavia s to Ukraine)
  • Poecile montanus uralensis (se European Russia, w Siberia and Kazakhstan)
  • Poecile montanus baicalensis (ec and e Siberia, n Mongolia, n China and n Korea)
  • Poecile montanus anadyrensis (ne Siberia)
  • Poecile montanus kamtschatkensis (Kamchatka Pen. and n Kuril Is.)
  • Poecile montanus sachalinensis (Sakhalin I. and s Kuril Is.)
  • Poecile montanus restrictus (Japan)
  • Poecile montanus songarus (se Kazakhstan to Kyrgyzstan and nw China)
  • Poecile montanus affinis (nc China)
  • Poecile montanus stoetzneri (ne China)

Foreign names

  • Mésange boréale,
  • Carbonero montano,
  • Chapim-montês,
  • Weidenmeise,
  • Kormosfejű cinege,
  • Matkop,
  • Cincia bigia alpestre,
  • Talltita,
  • Granmeis,
  • sýkorka čiernohlavá,
  • sýkora lužní,
  • Fyrremejse,
  • hömötiainen,
  • mallerenga capnegra,
  • Votmeisa,
  • czarnogłówka (zwyczajna),
  • pelēkā zīlīte,
  • gorska sinica,
  • Пухляк,
  • コガラ,
  • 褐头山雀,
  • 褐頭山雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Shrub Dominated Wetlands, Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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