Tufted Titmouse
Baeolophus bicolor



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Field Marks
  • Gray crest
  • Dark forehead
  • Pale gray upper parts
  • White under parts
  • Rusty flanks

Habitat

Prefers woodland habitats, however Tufted titmice are common in city parks and suburbs where they visit birdfeeders for sunflower seeds.  The only habitat requirement appears to be the presence of large trees

Status

The Tufted Titmouse is one of the most common songbirds in the Atlanta area.  It is often see at bird feeders or in mixed flocks with Carolina Chickadees.