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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Curious gray bird

Tufted Titmice forage actively on branches, sometimes on the ground, eating mainly insects, especially caterpillars, but also seeds, nuts and berries. They will store food for later use.

They tend to be curious about their human neighbors and can sometimes be spotted perched near windows to watch what's going on inside. They are more shy when seen at bird feeders. They like to scout the feeder from the cover of trees or bushes, fly to the feeder, take a seed, and fly back to cover to eat it.

Thank you Lynn for sharing your wonderful titmouse portrait.

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