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    Bridled Titmouse

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    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 southern mountains of Arizona and New Mexico.

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

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