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Black-crested Titmouse

Baeolophus atricristatus ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: PARIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A bird of Texas and northeastern Mexico, the Black-crested Titmouse is common in oak woods and towns. It was once considered a subspecies of the Tufted Titmouse, and the two species are very similar in appearance, voice, and habits.

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Appearance

Chickadeelike
Chickadeelike
Typical Voice

Adult Description

  • Small gray songbird.
  • Short tuft on head.
  • Front of crest black.

Immature Description

Juvenile lacks black crest and has less buff on sides.

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