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(Redirected from Blyth's Long-tailed Tit)
Alternative names: Rufous-fronted Tit; Rufous-fronted Bushtit; Blyth's (Long-tailed) Tit; Himalayan Tit; Black-headed Tit
Includes Rufous-fronted Tit and Burmese Tit
Juveniles are much paler but already have the broad crown-stripes.
Four subspecies accepted which are sometimes split in up to three species:
The three forms seem to be morphologically distinct and form a superspecies with White-throated Tit. No evidence of intergradiation or hybridization where ranges meet.
Boreal forests and temperate forests, especially rhododendron zone and low scrubby deciduous trees.
Outside the breeding season found in flocks of 10 to 40 birds, foraging through all heights of forest.
Feeds on insects, larvae, sometimes on vegetable matter.
Breeds from April to July. The nest is a ball made of lichens and lined with feathers.
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