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blue tit

noun
1.
an Old World titmouse, Parus caeruleus, having a cobalt-blue crown.
Origin of blue tit
1835-1845
1835-45
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  • Its note is less varied than that of the blue tit, but sweeter in tone.

  • Brown thrushes, dark blackbird, blue tit, and wagtail gave a little colour to the angle of the meadow.

    The Hills and the Vale Richard Jefferies
  • Its song resembles that of the blue tit, but its call is very different.

  • Tits of several species, particularly the great titmouse and the blue tit, come to thatch for insects, both in summer and winter.

    The Open Air Richard Jefferies
  • For several years a blue tit chose to build her nest in the lower part of a stone vase in the garden.

    Wild Nature Won By Kindness Elizabeth Brightwen

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