- Poecile hypermelaenus
11â€“12 cm (4Â¼-4Â¾ in)
- Black crown and bib
- White lower cheeks
Central and eastern China to south-eastern Tibet, and western Myanmar
This is a monotypic species, however, some authorities consider it a part of Marsh Tit
The scientific names has in the past been given as either of the following: Parus hypermelaenus, Periparus hypermelaenus or Poecile hypermelaena.
Open broadleaved evergreen and pine forest, forest edge, scrub.
Ther diet onsists almost entirely of insects such as bees, stone and caddis flies.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2015. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2015, with updates to August 2015. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2015)
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