Penduline Tit

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Penduline Tit

Small, compact tit-like passerine, with finely pointed bill and quite long tail. Male has black ‘Mask’ through eye, light grey crown/nape and reddish brown mantle/back .

Breeds largely on deltas or by estuaries, lakes, rivers, canals, streams, or swamps, of fresh or brackish water, bearing luxuriant but usually not unbroken vegetation, especially reed mixed with tall herbage, tamarisk, willow, and poplar.

Resident in Dalyan and easily located if nest found, and by high pitched call.

Seen at Eskiköy Rocky Outcrop ,Okçular & Dalyan River Walk 

Penduline Tit call  recording:


Recording downloaded from : Xeno-canto

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recorded by : Stuart Fisher, Efes marsh ,Izmir, Turkey

The license is here 

Classification :

Very Good Chance (VGC) : should see it, fairly common at these sites.


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