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Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus)
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Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus)

General Description: Black-crested Titmice (Baeolophus atricristatus) are small, gray sexually monomorphic songbirds. They are crested, plain gray above, a little lighter under, and have have a beady black eye and a bit of orangish along the flanks. The top of the crest is black.

Taxonomy: Passeriformes, Paridae. Recently split from Tufted Titmouse, with which it is similar in appearance, voice, and habits.

Favored Habitat: Variety of forested habitats: including oak-juniper scrub, mesquite thickets, thorn scrub, and riparian areas.

Where to Find: Don't look for Black-crested Titmice around Las Vegas. Rather, look for them in central Texas and south into eastern Mexico.

Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus) If you were a tasty bug or a big sunflower seed, this might be the last face you ever see!
Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus) Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus)
Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus) Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus)
Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus) Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus)
Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus) Black-crested Titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus)
Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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