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Aegithalidae

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Long-tailed Tits
Aegithalos caudatus
 
Aegithalos caudatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
 
Phylum: Chordata
 
Class: Aves
 
Order: Passeriformes
 
Family: Aegithalidae
Reichenbach, 1850
Genera
Aegithalos
Hermann 1804
Psaltriparus
Townsend, 1837
Psaltria
Temminck 1836

Long-tailed tits are a group of small passerine birds with medium to long tails. They make woven bag nests in trees. Most eat a mixed diet that includes insects.

There are 8 species in 3 genera.

Aegithalos

  • Long-tailed Tit, Aegithalos caudatus
    White-cheeked Tit, Aegithalos leucogenys
    Black-throated Tit, Aegithalos concinnus
    White-throated Tit, Aegithalos niveogularis
    Black-browed Tit, Aegithalos iouschistos
    Sooty Tit, Aegithalos fuliginosus

Psaltriparus

  • Bushtit, Psaltriparus minimus

Psaltria

  • Pygmy Tit, Psaltria exilis

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