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White-browed Tit - BirdForum Opus

Photo by James Eaton
Reourgai, Sichuan, China, June 2011
Poecile superciliosus


13.5–14 cm

  • Rusty brown breast and cheeks
  • Long white eyebrow
  • Brown back


Mountains of western China (Qinghai to south-eastern Tibet, Gansu and Sichuan).


This is a monotypic species[1].

Scientific name has in the past been given as Parus superciliosus or Poecile superciliosa.


Mountain forests with berberis, rhamnus, rhododendron and salix.


A ground-nester, it chooses old rodent burrows or rock crevices to conceal the nest.


  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. academic.ru

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