Penduline Tit

A sprightly, active bird of rccdbcds and thickets, the Penduline l it feeds on insects in summer and seeds in winter. The name refers to its "pendant" nest, which may take several weeks to build.

• NKST A hanging nest made of woolly willow seeds and down, which the birds repeatedly peck until the texture is like felt. The nest, with a round nest chamber and a vertical entrance tube, is attached to the tip of a twig on a low tree.

• DIS TRIBUTION Parts of S. and K. Europe, and through the Middle East to parts of Siberia, Mongolia, and China.

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