Eurasian penduline tit

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The Eurasian penduline tit or European penduline tit (Remiz pendulinus) is a passerine bird of the genus Remiz. It is relatively widespread throughout the western Palearctic. It is migratory in the northern part of its range but resident in the southern part.

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Eurasian penduline tit
in Olomouc, Czech Republic.
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Remizidae
Genus: Remiz
R. pendulinus
Binomial name
Remiz pendulinus
Range of R. pendulinus
  • Motacilla pendulina Linnaeus, 1758
  • Parus pendulinus Linnaeus, 1766

The breeding range in Western Europe experienced an expansion during the 1980s and 1990s.[2] This was accompanied by an expansion of the species’ winter range and reached as far south as northern Morocco.[3]

It builds an elaborate hanging nest, formerly used in Central Europe as children's slippers.[4]