Great Tit: pumping up its tyres | Nature Notes from Dorset

The great tit (Parus major) is a common woodland bird that you see almost everywhere there are trees and shrubs, except in our garden! We are blessed with a good number of birds and yet the great tit to us is a rarity! This, despite the fact it stands at number 8 in the top twenty RSPB Garden Birdwatch results.
The great tit is a smart little bird with its grey coat over a yellow waste coat with a long black cravat down the front. In the field, it is those white cheeks that one frequently notices first.



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