Bridled Titmouse

ID Info
  • Bridled Titmouse
  • Bridled Titmouse
  • Bridled Titmouse
Silhouette TitmiceTitmice

Bridled Titmouse

Baeolophus wollweberi
  • ORDER: Passeriformes
  • FAMILY: Paridae
Basic Description

The most strikingly marked of the American titmice and chickadees, the Bridled Titmouse has a black bib and a white-and-black patterned face. Primarily a Mexican species, its range reaches the United States only in the mountains of Arizona (north to Flagstaff) and New Mexico.

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Other Names
  • Herrerillo Embridado (Spanish)
  • Mésange arlequin (French)

Backyard Tips

Consider putting up a nest box to attract a breeding pair. Make sure you put it up well before breeding season. Attach a guard to keep predators from raiding eggs and young. Find out more about nest boxes on our Attract Birds pages. You'll find plans for building a nest box of the appropriate size on our All About Birdhouses site.

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