Blue Tit


Blue Tit

The Blue tit is one of the most attractive, commonest of the tit family that’s resident in your garden. They are particularly attracted to gardens that offer them peanuts in a feeder. They readily breed in nest boxes if you site them in a suitable location in your garden, and are frequent visitors to the garden bird bath. They can be seen across the whole of the UK.


Identification

Male
Yellow under-parts with blue wings, a blue tail and a blue cap - usually slightly brighter than females
Female
Very similar to males, although often not quite as bright
Size
Blue tits have a wingspan of 12-14cm, a body length of 12cm and weigh about 11g
Habitat
Common in woodland, hedgerows, parks and gardens
Behaviour
In winter, family flocks join up with other tits as they search for food

Breeding & Feeding

UK Breeding Pairs
3.6 million territories