Causses & Cévennes - sud Massif Central

Causses Cévennes

Vacation in the Gorges du Tarn, Causses & Cevennes

blue tit - parus major

Mésange Blue - oiseaux en Cévennes

Mésange bleue, Blaumeise, pimpelmees, blue tit, parus major, blames, cinciarella, herrerillo comun.  

 Small active short-billed insectivorous bird.Often flocking together. Sexes alike; summer and winter  plumage alike.

The only tit, indeed the only small bird of the region, appearing mainly blue and yellow; bright blue on head especially distinctive. Juvenile has white cheek and nape patches tinged yellow.

Most typical of many calls is a rather scolding 'tsee-tsee-tsee-tsit'; cheerful song can be rendered 'tsee-tseee-tsu-tsuhuhuhu'.