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coal tit

a small European songbird, Parus ater, having a black head with a white patch on the nape: family Paridae (tits)
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Unlike the tim'rous wee coal tit or indeed the very sociable long-tailed tit, the one bird that always considers itself to be at the top of its pecking order, is of course, cock robin.
Other small birds that are thought to have benefited from the mild January weather include long-tailed tit (+16 per cent), coal tit (+15per cent), and blue tit (+5 per cent).
Chaffinch, greenfinch, coal tit, blue tit and great tit are regular guests at our bird table.
The Coal Tit appears to be somewhere near the bottom of this bird feeder pecking order.
RSPB Scotland senior species policy officer Keith Morton said since it started 40 years ago, the birdwatch survey had painted a positive picture for birds such as wood pigeon and coal tit, while revealing alarming declines for species such as song thrush, starlings, and house sparrows.
| Coal tit on the garden feeder by John Rymer, of Skelton Green
Energy Minister Matthew Hancock, an absurdly ambitious Tory with the political stature of a dachshund, led for the Government and Communities Minister Penny Mordaunt, who worked for George W Bush and wouldn't know a coal mine from a coal tit, wound up.
Northumberland: house sparrow; chaffinch; blackbird; blue tit; starling; goldfinch; woodpigeon; great tit; collared dove; coal tit.
In the former category are the blue tit, great tit and coal tit. The best way to serve their needs is to hang a peanut or seed dispenser from the edge of the table.
The feeders had species such as goldfinch, chaffinch, great tit, blue tit and coal tit.
The species that have seen the greatest increases include goldfinch (inset), coal tit and oystercatcher, while there have been declines in cuckoo, mistle thrush and starling.
The long-tailed tit and coal tit bucked the downward trend, increasing by 26% and 36% respectively between 2008 and 2009.