Long Tailed Tit
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Taken at Stevenston on 6th November 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
 

Taken at Pow Burn on 9th October 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Musselburgh on 7th March 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Baron's Haugh on 23rd February 2013 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 with Leica 65 Televid spotting scope. Fact File
Taken at Baron's Haugh on 3rd November 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Musselburgh on 10th February 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
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Long Tailed Tit.
Species :
Order:
Family:
Local names:
Aegithalos caudatus.
Passeriformes.
Aegithalidae.

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Breeding Period:
Eggs:
A bush, treee or hedge.
A woven closed nest. The nest is held together
with spider webs, and camouflaged with lichen.
Adult birds will find a relative's nest and help
in feeding their "nephews and nieces", if their
own nest is predated.
Omnivore, eats insects and berries.
Black and brown above and whitish below,
with reddish flanks. It has a white crown.
13 - 15 cm in length including its very long tail,
which itself makes up 7–9 cm of the total.
Early April. 1 - 2 Clutches.
5 - 16 white with purplish-red spots

Song:  
Call: