Ме а foreigner English language Tit bird From Wikipedia the free encyclopedia For other uses see Tit The tits chickadees and titmice constitute the Paridae a large family of small passerine birds which occur mainly in the Northern Tit Hemisphere and Africa Most were formerly classified in the genus Parus While commonly referred to as tits throughout much of the English-speaking world these birds are called either chickadees onomatopoeic derived from their distinctive chick-a dee dee dee alarm call1 or titmice in North America The name titmouse is recorded from the 14th century composed of the Old English name for the bird mase Proto-Germanic maison German Meise and tit denoting something small The former spelling titmose was influenced by mouse in the 16th century2 Emigrants to New Zealand presumably identified some of the superficially similar birds of the genus Petroica of the family Petroicidae the Australian robins as members of the tit family giving them the title tomtit although in fact they are not related These birds are mainly small stocky wood land species with short stout bills Some have crests They range in length from 10 to 22 cm They are adaptable birds with a mixed diet including seeds and insects31 Many species live around human habitation and come readily to bird feeders for nuts or seed and learn to take other foods Contents hide 1 Description Me a dumb foreigner It's not an easy life yo Meme

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