roost during the winter in small mixed flocks of titmice, chickadees, nuthatches, Brown Creepers, and woodpeckers.
At the feeders they are attracted to sunflower seeds,
nuts, suet, seed cylinders and mealworms. Tufted Titmice typically
select one seed from a feeder at a time. They shell it and hide the
kernel within 130 feet of the feeder from which they obtained it under
bark or under objects on the ground.
Males are dominant over females and they form pairs that persist until
the death of one of the mates. The titmouse family bond is so strong
that the young from one breeding season will often stay with their
parents long enough to help them with nesting and feeding duties the
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