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Coal tit or Great tit?

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Old Sunday 8th December 2013, 15:53   #1
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Coal tit or Great tit?

Taken at woodland feeder in Somerset.

I'm sure the white streak on the back of the head makes it a coal tit but I can't find images of a great tit from behind to rule it out. There were plenty of other great tits around at the time.

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Old Sunday 8th December 2013, 15:57   #2
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Old Sunday 8th December 2013, 16:01   #3
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Old Sunday 8th December 2013, 16:27   #4
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Old Sunday 8th December 2013, 16:28   #5
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Yep, definitely Coal Tit.
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Old Sunday 8th December 2013, 17:22   #6
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Coal Tits develop the white flash on the head/neck within the first few days of feathers appearing when they are in the nest so making them identifiable from Blue and Great Tits.
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Old Sunday 8th December 2013, 18:05   #7
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And Great Tits are not brown on the back.
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