Tufted Titmouse - Baeolophus bicolor
These birds are so quirky and are pretty tame. This one, along with some friends, were having breakfast at a bird feeder. They were cute to watch as they carry away one seed at a time, eat it, and then return for more.
Habitat: Rural yard
The Tufted Titmouse is a small songbird from North America, a species in the tit and chickadee family . The Black-crested Titmouse, found from central and southern Texas southwards, was included as a subspecies but is now considered a separate species ''B. atricristatus''.
These birds have grey upperparts and white underparts with a white face, a grey crest, a dark forehead and a short stout bill; they have rust-coloured flanks. The song is usually described as a whistled ''peter-peter-peter''... more