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Yellow-bellied Tit

From Opus

Periparus venustulus
Photo by AstrokevPicture taken in Hangzhou
Photo by Astrokev
Picture taken in Hangzhou

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[edit] Identification

10 cm. Yellow breast and grey-blue mantle.

[edit] Distribution

China.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species1.
Placed in the genus Pardaliparus by Gill and Donsker.

[edit] Habitat

Temperate and moist forests, especially in mountain areas.

[edit] Behaviour

The diet includes invertebrates with some fruits.

It nests in natural cavities. 5-7 eggs are laid between May and June and are incubated for 12 days; the young fledge 16–17 days after hatching.

Photo by china guyLocation: Chengdu, Sichuan China
Photo by china guy
Location: Chengdu, Sichuan China

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.

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