Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)
Species

Taken at Abingdon, Oxon., on February 8th 2007.
(no data. © David Hastings)

Description

L: 10.5 - 12 cm

The Blue Tit is unmistakeable with its colourful mixture of blue, yellow, white and green feathers. The sexes are similar.

Blue Tits can be found throughout the British Isles.

They breed in deciduous or mixed woodland, parks and gardens.

Blue Tits come readily to peanut or other feeders, and also utilise nest boxes.

There are about 3.6 million breeding territories in the UK, and up to 15 million birds may spend the winter here.

Sightings

10-Oct-2018 : Otmoor, Oxon
07-Oct-2018 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon (1)
27-Sep-2018 : Chimney Meadows, Oxon (2)
06-Sep-2018 : Otmoor, Oxon
02-Sep-2018 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon (2)
31-Jul-2018 : Otmoor, Oxon
31-Jul-2018 : Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon
21-Jul-2018 : Vercors Natural Park, France (h)
28-Jun-2018 : Foulshaw Moss, Cumbria (2)
26-Jun-2018 : Leighton Moss, Lancashire
18-Jun-2018 : Otmoor, Oxon
06-Jun-2018 : Otmoor, Oxon (1)
03-Jun-2018 : Bentley Wood, Wilts (2)
02-Jun-2018 : Standlake Common, Oxon
26-May-2018 : The Holies, Berks (1)
22-May-2018 : Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon (1)
18-May-2018 : Barton Fields, Abingdon, Oxon (2)
15-May-2018 : Cholsey Marsh, Oxon (1)
09-May-2018 : Whelford Pools, Glos (1)
07-May-2018 : Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon (1)
05-May-2018 : Gilfach Farm, Powys
04-May-2018 : Elan Valley, Powys
04-May-2018 : Cors y Llyn NNR, Powys
03-May-2018 : Gwenffrwd-Dinas, Ceredigion
01-May-2018 : Otmoor, Oxon
26-Apr-2018 : Bagley Wood, Oxon (3)
22-Apr-2018 : Standlake Common, Oxon (2)
21-Apr-2018 : Aston Rowant NNR, Oxon
19-Apr-2018 : Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon (1)
18-Apr-2018 : Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon
17-Apr-2018 : South Hinksey, Oxon (3)
16-Apr-2018 : Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon (2)
05-Apr-2018 : Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon
05-Apr-2018 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon
05-Apr-2018 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon (2)
01-Apr-2018 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon
29-Mar-2018 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon
26-Mar-2018 : Otmoor, Oxon
25-Mar-2018 : Standlake Common, Oxon
21-Mar-2018 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon (6)
06-Mar-2018 : Baulking, Oxon (2)
04-Mar-2018 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon (6)
25-Feb-2018 : Sandford Brake, Oxon
24-Feb-2018 : Standlake Common, Oxon
23-Feb-2018 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon (9)
20-Feb-2018 : East Hendred Down, Oxon (1)
17-Feb-2018 : Chalfont Park, Oxon
15-Feb-2018 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon (4+)
12-Feb-2018 : Radley Lakes, Oxon (7+)
12-Feb-2018 : Thrupp Lane, Radley, Oxon (2)
05-Feb-2018 : Standlake Common, Oxon (4+)
05-Feb-2018 : Northmoor, Oxon (8)
04-Feb-2018 : Thrupp Lane, Radley, Oxon (4)
30-Jan-2018 : Otmoor, Oxon
28-Jan-2018 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon (1)
25-Jan-2018 : University Parks, Oxford, Oxon (2+)
18-Jan-2018 : Slimbridge, Glos
17-Jan-2018 : Standlake Common, Oxon (2)
17-Jan-2018 : Northmoor, Oxon (2)
15-Jan-2018 : Radley Lakes, Oxon (1)
10-Jan-2018 : Northmoor, Oxon
07-Jan-2018 : Standlake Common, Oxon
07-Jan-2018 : Northmoor, Oxon
06-Jan-2018 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon
03-Jan-2018 : Radley Lakes, Oxon (1+)
01-Jan-2018 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon (1)
01-Jan-2018 : Bagley Wood, Oxon (6)

26-Dec-2017 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon
23-Dec-2017 : Lower Radley, Oxon (4)
18-Dec-2017 : Thrupp Lane, Radley, Oxon (2)
16-Dec-2017 : Standlake Common, Oxon (2)
04-Dec-2017 : Otmoor, Oxon
30-Nov-2017 : Barnard Gate, Oxon
26-Nov-2017 : Hitchcopse Pit, Oxon (2)
16-Nov-2017 : Otmoor, Oxon
06-Nov-2017 : Highmoor, Oxon
30-Oct-2017 : Otmoor, Oxon
29-Oct-2017 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon (2)
03-Oct-2017 : Otmoor, Oxon
19-Sep-2017 : Portland Bill, Dorset (1)
26-Aug-2017 : Otmoor, Oxon
25-Mar-2017 : Otmoor, Oxon
12-Mar-2017 : Rushy Common, Oxon
19-Feb-2017 : Otmoor, Oxon
04-Feb-2017 : Otmoor, Oxon
22-Jan-2017 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon
21-Jan-2017 : Standlake Common, Oxon
05-Jan-2017 : University Parks, Oxford, Oxon (1)
02-Jan-2017 : Standlake Common, Oxon (2+)

31-Dec-2016 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon (2+)
28-Dec-2016 : Otmoor, Oxon
27-Nov-2016 : Bagley Wood, Oxon
13-Nov-2016 : Otmoor, Oxon
07-Nov-2016 : Huerta Grande, Spain (1)
05-Nov-2016 : Huerta Grande, Spain (1)
04-Nov-2016 : Ronda, Spain
23-Jul-2016 : Otmoor, Oxon
17-Apr-2016 : Otmoor, Oxon
31-Mar-2016 : Marston Meadows, Oxon
28-Mar-2016 : Barton Fields, Abingdon, Oxon (10+)
25-Mar-2016 : Otmoor, Oxon
13-Mar-2016 : Otmoor, Oxon
12-Mar-2016 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon
12-Mar-2016 : Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon
06-Mar-2016 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon (2)
07-Feb-2016 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon (1)
23-Jan-2016 : Otmoor, Oxon
01-Jan-2016 : Bagley Wood, Oxon (1)

29-Dec-2015 : Otmoor, Oxon
20-Dec-2015 : Otmoor, Oxon
22-Nov-2015 : Otmoor, Oxon
27-Sep-2015 : Otmoor, Oxon
19-Sep-2015 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon (2)
07-Sep-2015 : Otmoor, Oxon
02-Aug-2015 : Otmoor, Oxon (6)
30-Apr-2015 : Arne, Dorset
27-Apr-2015 : Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon
27-Apr-2015 : Otmoor, Oxon
09-Apr-2015 : Otmoor, Oxon
22-Mar-2015 : Otmoor, Oxon
18-Mar-2015 : University Parks, Oxford, Oxon (2)
08-Mar-2015 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon
07-Mar-2015 : Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon
22-Feb-2015 : Otmoor, Oxon
21-Feb-2015 : Radley Lakes, Oxon (2)
08-Feb-2015 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon
08-Feb-2015 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon
01-Feb-2015 : Otmoor, Oxon
24-Jan-2015 : Bagley Wood, Oxon (1+)
17-Jan-2015 : Thrupp Lane, Radley, Oxon
17-Jan-2015 : Radley Lakes, Oxon
11-Jan-2015 : Otmoor, Oxon
10-Jan-2015 : Lower Radley, Oxon
02-Jan-2015 : Thrupp Lane, Radley, Oxon (4+)

06-Dec-2014 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon (2)
29-Nov-2014 : Otmoor, Oxon
22-Nov-2014 : Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon (6+)
01-Nov-2014 : Otmoor, Oxon
19-Oct-2014 : Otmoor, Oxon
05-Oct-2014 : Chimney Meadows, Oxon
14-Sep-2014 : Otmoor, Oxon
28-Aug-2014 : Otmoor, Oxon
16-Aug-2014 : Aston Upthorpe Downs, Oxon
30-Jul-2014 : Challan Hall, Lancashire
06-Jul-2014 : Whitecross Green Wood, Oxon (5)
30-Jun-2014 : Tophill Low, E. Yorks
06-Jun-2014 : Allotment, Abingdon, Oxon
31-May-2014 : Wicken Wood, Bucks (1)
25-May-2014 : Otmoor, Oxon
24-May-2014 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon (1)
09-May-2014 : Gwenffrwd-Dinas, Ceredigion
17-Apr-2014 : Otmoor, Oxon
12-Apr-2014 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon
23-Mar-2014 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon
19-Mar-2014 : Marston Meadows, Oxon
15-Mar-2014 : Farmoor Reservoir, Oxon
09-Mar-2014 : Otmoor, Oxon
08-Mar-2014 : Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon
08-Mar-2014 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon
01-Mar-2014 : Thrupp Lane, Radley, Oxon (2)
20-Feb-2014 : Marston Meadows, Oxon (2)
20-Feb-2014 : University Parks, Oxford, Oxon
16-Feb-2014 : Otmoor, Oxon
01-Feb-2014 : Dry Sandford Pit, Oxon (2)
25-Jan-2014 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon (3)
25-Jan-2014 : Abingdon Sewage Works, Oxon
19-Jan-2014 : Otmoor, Oxon
18-Jan-2014 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon (1)
12-Jan-2014 : Radley Lakes, Oxon
11-Jan-2014 : Bagley Wood, Oxon
06-Jan-2014 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon (2)
05-Jan-2014 : Radley Lakes, Oxon
04-Jan-2014 : Garden, Abingdon, Oxon (1)