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Eurasian penduline tit male - Remiz pendulinus  Animal,Animalia,Aves,Bird,Bulgaria,Chordata,Eurasian penduline tit,Europe,Geotagged,Nature,Passeriformes,Passerine,Remiz pendulinus,Remizidae,Sofia county,Spring,Wildlife Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Had never even heard of this bird, cool intro! Posted one month ago
    1. These birds have a behavior similar to that of the Bowerbirds. The males start to build the nest without the last part - the tunnel entrance. If the female likes the nest, then they both finish it together. If the female does not like it, the male starts building a new nest. Posted one month ago
      1. That's fascinating.

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        Eurasian teal, Bulgaria  Anas crecca,Anatidae,Animal,Animalia,Anseriformes,Aves,Bird,Black sea,Bulgaria,Chordata,Eurasian Teal,Europe,Geotagged,Nature,Poda protected area
        Posted one month ago
  2. Nice shot! That’s quite an awesome nest! Posted one month ago

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The Eurasian penduline tit or European penduline tit is a passerine bird of the genus ''Remiz''. The genus name is the Polish word for the Eurasian penduline tit, and ''pendulinus'' is Latin for "hanging down”, which refers to its nest.

It is relatively widespread throughout Eurasia. The breeding range of the species in Western Europe experienced an expansion during the 1980s and 1990s. This was accompanied by an expansion of the species’ winter range and reached as far south as northern.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Jivko Nakev

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Uploaded Apr 29, 2018. Captured Apr 25, 2018 07:24 in bulevard "Knyaginya Maria Luiza" 125, 1202 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/4.0
  • 1/2000s
  • ISO320
  • 400mm