The Tufted Titmouse is a tiny bird with a thick neck and body. It's feathers are a silvery gray color with a rusty patch going down the flanks. What really sets the Tufted Titmouse apart from other chickadees is it's black patch above its bill.
The Tufted Titmouse is a year-round resident in the Eastern North America. They range from all the way from Texas Mexico. They live in deciduous forests and can even be found in your backyard if you're here in the East!
The Tufted Titmouse enjoys eating incests such as caterpillars, bees, wasps and more. In the winter it is crucial for them to stock up on nuts, berries, and seeds.
The Tufted Titmouse is a really interesting bird. They often hang upside down and then drop to the ground to pick up food. It can even open an acorn by holding it between its two feet and pounding the seed with its beak.
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