Titmice and chickadees

(Paridae)

Class Aves Order Passeriformes Suborder Passeri (Oscines) Family Paridae

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Small, compact, and agile birds with short, stout bills; sexes usually similar in size and plumage, typically brightly colored with contrasting plumage features

Size

Number of genera, species

5 genera; 55-58 species

Habitat

Forest, woodlands, parks, orchards, gardens, and scrub

Distribution

Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, and Mexico

Distribution

Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, and Mexico

Conservation status

Vulnerable: 1 species; Near Threatened: 3 species

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