Japanese Tit

This species is defined as a rarity. Please submit your records of this species via our record submission page.

Scientific Name: Parus minor
Malay Name: Seserai Asia Timur
Chinese Name: 远东山雀

Range:
Breeding Range: (EU) ec, e Asia

Taxonomy:
Polytypic. Subspecies are: minor, dageletensis, amamiensis, okinawae, nigriloris, tibetanus, commixtus, nubicolus.

Size: 12.5 – 15 cm

Identification:
Large tit with black head and white face patch. Pale yellow underparts with black ventral line down the middle. Upperparts yellowish-green, with greyish-blue tinge on wing coverts. Tail similarly greyish-blue. 

Habitat: Forests, parks, secondary growth, shrub.

Behaviour/Ecology:

Local Status: Very rare vagrant

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