Join for FREE
It only takes a minute!
Magnifying the passion for nature. Zeiss Victory Harpia 95. New!

Welcome to BirdForum.
BirdForum is the net's largest birding community, dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE! You are most welcome to register for an account, which allows you to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Personal tools
Main Categories

Yellow-bellied Tit

From Opus

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


[edit] Identification

10–11 cm

  • Black cap and bib
  • Bright yellow underparts

[edit] Distribution

Asia: found in mixed woodlands of east, central and southern China.

[edit] Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species1.

Placed in the genus Pardaliparus by Gill and Donsker.

[edit] Habitat

Photo by china guyChengdu, Sichuan China
Photo by china guy
Chengdu, Sichuan China

Temperate and moist deciduous and evergreen forests, especially in mountain areas.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet is not too well recorded but they are known to eat insects larva and seeds. They will also store feed.

[edit] Breeding

They make a nest using moss, leaves, plants and animal fur, which is placed in a natural cavity. The clutch consists of 5-7 eggs which is laid between May and June. The eggs are incubated for 12 days, the young fledging after 16-17 days.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved December 2014)

[edit] External Links


Opticron - Imagic BGA VHD 8x42 – 2018 BBR Award Winner

Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites

Help support BirdForum

Page generated in 0.25490189 seconds with 6 queries
All times are GMT. The time now is 01:29.