Bearded tit



a small European bird, Panurus biarmicus, found in reedy places, the male of which has a tuft of black feathers on each side of the face.
Historical Examples

Their object in visiting this broad was to find the nest of the bearded tit, which Bell had told them bred there in great numbers.
The Swan and Her Crew George Christopher Davies

Towards the end of April the bearded tit begins building its nest.
British Birds in their Haunts Rev. C. A. Johns

Seven; but the crested tit is very uncommon, and the bearded tit does not occur in Shropshire.
Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children W. Houghton

noun
another name for reedling

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