suitable hole in a tree, wall, or stump, or an artificial
wool, dead leaves, spiders' webs, and lined with down.
on insects, especially caterpillars, seeds, pollen,
nectar, sap and berries.
blue wings, tail and crown, yellow underparts,
back and mantle, white cheeks, and black eye stripe.
10.5 to 12 cm long.
Mid April. 1 to 2 clutches.
5 to 16 White with purplish-red or reddish-brown spots. View