This look so much like our ubiquitous Chickadee that I was moved to post one for comparison. Could they be related?
You have some nice birds there near Beeley, Biddy
Thanks for the comparison jethrohoyt, The Coal Tit has a white patch on its nape Where as the willow tit and marsh tit has a black head. The Chickadee looks more like a Marsh Tit. I will have to to mre research!
Yes, jethro is right. Here is another example of the Carolina Chickadee, which is very similar to the Chickadee, very difficult to tell them apart but one sings a long song and the other only sings a short part of it. Yeah, I know, go figure!
go figure HA! We have the same problem with the Willow tit and Marsh tit. The only easy way to tell them apart is by their song. Our RSPB website has both bird songs however I attract birds to my hide by feeding. They must be polite birds as they dont sing with their mouths full!!!
Another excellent one, Kenny. Cheers, Patty
Wonderful shot, Kenny!
Looks a bit like our Black-capped Chickadee.
I'm just noticing the name. Our Titmouse is the only bird with the by-name "tit".
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Photo taken in Darley Dale, Derbyshire DE4, UK
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