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|This photo has been released in the reservoir natural of the Biviere di Gela. In Bivere they are reproduced numerous pendulinus.The Penduline Tit is not a tit at all, though it certainly looks like one. Adult Penduline Tits are very distinctive with their grey heads and bold black eye-masks, duller on the females, but the juveniles can be puzzlingly dull. They look basically all brown but their small size, tit-like manner and rounded greyish-brown heads should separate them from all small birds except juvenile Bearded Tits which are larger, longer-tailed and have heavily patterned wings.|
Breeds and winters in and around reedbeds, ponds and ditches, nesting in nearby trees.
Penduline Tits build extraordinary nests which hang like a christmas stocking from the overhanging branches of a tree such as a willow.
Birds breeding in most of Europe migrate west or south. Mostly to Mediterranean countries. Birds in southern Europe are mostly resident.
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- [2007-04-01 11:45]
Fine capture of a Penduline Tit building its nest. This is sharp and well presented.
Interesting that the Italian P T's build their nests in conifers.
In Scandinavia they nest in hanging branches of deciduous trees like willow and birch. The don't arrive in Sweden until the end of this month.
- [2007-04-01 13:25]
Exelente foto no momento exato da presença do pássaro chegando em sua casa ficou muito bom meus parabéns.
It seems like a long time since I visit your gallery :) This is a very special picture of a nice bird. I have never such a nest. It seems so soft and almost made with wool! This is a beautiful POV, composition, colors and details. There is just a little noise in the picture but it is really a minor nit. Well done on an interesting post :) Thanks,
- [2007-04-02 7:46]
Most interesting picture, showing this Penduline Tit at work, making this extraordinary nest. Good composition, vivid picture.