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Tufted Titmouse

Posted by Edwin Bowe on April 9, 2022 at 7:19 pm
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Location: Nicholasville, KY
Tufted titmice are common visitors to bird feeders, often in conjunction with chickadees. We commonly see one take a sunflower seed and fly to a branch in proximity to the feeder. While perched the titmouse holds the seed between its feet and cracks open the hull with its bill. In addition to the gray back, white underparts, and rust-colored patch on the side, this image also shows the black forehead that identifies this as an adult. (A juvenile has a gray forehead.)