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Subspecies P. c. stupae
Photo by James Williams
Bangalore, Karnataka, Southern India, January 2008
Parus cinereus



From the Indian Subcontinent and Sri Lanka east to Thailand, southern China, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and Borneo.


Subspecies P. c. planorum
Photo by Alok Tewari
Dwarahat, Alt. 5200 ft., Dist. Almora, Uttarakhand Himalayas, India, October-2015

Formerly included in Great Tit, together with Japanese Tit.


There are 12 subspecies[1]:




Breeds in all kinds of woodland (incl. in desolate taiga in far north) and in immediate proximity of man in parks and gardens.


Insects and seeds, suet, beech nuts etc.


  1. 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/
  2. Avibase

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