Aegithalos caudatus

Long-tailed Tit - Named for obvious reasons. It's tail is longer than the rest of it's body. Long-tailed tits are seldom seen alone. More often in groups flitting around trees and hedgerows uttering their high pitched calls. Woven nests containing spider webs and lichen are built in a tree or shrub. Up to a dozen eggs per litter. These taken in Derby and Co. Leitrim.

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