Bushtit

Psaltriparus minimus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Bushtit (Aegithalidae)

Code 4

BUSH

Code 6

PSAMIN

ITIS

HEAD

Bushtit Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown in all juveniles and adult males; in adult females, becomes white, pale yellow, or gray after fledging.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Pale Brown
  • Forehead Color: Pale Brown
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: Pale Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Bushtit Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 11 cm (4.5 in)
  • Weight: 6 g (0.2 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Gray
  • Underparts: White with gray wash; sometimes washed in buff.
  • Upperparts: Gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Bushtit Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Weak fluttering flights of short duration.
  • Wingspan Range: 18 cm (7 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Gray
  • Under Tail: Gray
  • Leg Color: Gray-black
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
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