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Eurasian Great Tit

Parus major Linnaeus, 1758

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Great Tit - Parus major Krzysztof Deoniziak 2014-05-20 Wielkopolski National Park, Wielkopolskie Voivodeship, Wielkopolskie (Poland) (90 m) alarm call, call -

habitat: temperate deciduous forest edge in agricultural landscape behaviour: pair of birds seen on a dried oak tree, nest hole probably in close range

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

178862
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major karelini Ding Li Yong 2019-05-01 City Park (near Tehran), Tehran, Tehran Province, Tehran (Iran) (1200 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

470785
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Joost van Bruggen 2016-10-11 Arnhem, Arnhem, Gelderland, Gelderland (Netherlands) (40 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

337794
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Sander Bot 24-03-2009 Dwingelderveld, Drenthe, Drenthe (Netherlands) (2 m) song (A) - This is female song! Females rarely sing, never for prolonged times. Here she sings while her mate is engaged in a territory conflict with other great tits. 44965
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Peter Boesman 2018-02-23 Bierbeek, Vlaams-Brabant, Vlaanderen, Flemish Brabant (Belgium) (110 m) call - [sono] 403335
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major major Albert Noorlander 2019-10-20 Lexmond, Vijfheerenlanden, Zuid-Holland, Zuid-Holland (Netherlands) (0 m) call, male -

playback-used:no

531120
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Terje Kolaas 2015-03-18 Levanger, Nord-Trøndelag, Nord-Trøndelag (Norway) (60 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

236520
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Herman van der Meer 2013-04-12 Zuid-Oost singelsgracht, Den Haag, ZH, Zuid-Holland (Netherlands) (0.5 m) alarm call, male -

High and thin calls between singing of resident male. Sounds like raptor alarm. If it was it must be caused by a Peregrine Falcon flying in the dark. Recording distance c 1 meter. Slightly amplified. [52.077, 4.325]

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

129255
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Elias A. Ryberg 2017-04-15 Høsbjør,Ringsaker, County of Hedmark, Hedmark (Norway) (150 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

364823
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Jarek Matusiak 2013-04-11 Łomianki (near Łomianki Dolne), Warsaw West County, Masovian Voivodeship, Mazowieckie (Poland) (70 m) male, mimicry, song -

Mimicry of Chiffchaff (Phylloscopus collybita) or Willow Warbler (Phylloscopus trochilus) - can be heard in the background - first days after starting of migration by those species

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

129195
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major excelsus Cedric Mroczko 2016-02-23 Centre de Camping, Ain Soltane, Ghardimaou, Gouvernorat de Jendouba, Jendouba (Tunisia) (750 m) alarm call, female -

Same bird as XC310226. European Chaffinch in the background at 00:21. High-pass filtered (1500Hz, 6dB)

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

310228
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Albert Lastukhin 2014-04-14 Cheboksary, gorod Cheboksary, Республика Чувашская - Чувашия, Chuvashia, Republic of (Russian Federation) (190 m) call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

174607
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Hans Matheve 2018-02-11 Sint-Amandsberg, East Flanders (Belgium) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

402453
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Frank Holzapfel 2016-02-28 Naturpark Stromberg-Heuchelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Baden-Wurttemberg (Germany) (320 m) call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

335831
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Jerome Fischer 2018-05-26 Cudrefin, Broye-Vully, Vaud, Vaud (Switzerland) (440 m) call, male -

same ind. as XC417075

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

417076
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Marco Dragonetti 2016-04-21 Cala Moresca, Monte Argentario, Grosseto, Grosseto (Italy) (150 m) male, song -

Check my website birdsongs.it for more details

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

356368
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Joost van Bruggen 2017-04-06 Arnhem, Arnhem, Gelderland, Gelderland (Netherlands) (10 m) song -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

367612
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Jordi Calvet 2016-01-30 Collbató, Baix Llobregat, Catalunya, Barcelona (Spain) (400 m) male, song -

same as XC301899

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

301900
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Tora BENZEYEN 2015-02-18 Sighișoara, Municipiul Sighișoara, Județul Mureș, Mureș (Romania) (400 m) song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

214406
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Piotr Szczypinski 2014-02-02 Gmina Lipowiec Kościelny, Mława County, Masovian Voivodeship, Warmińsko-mazurskie (Poland) (160 m) call -

Habitat: coniferous forest.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

165878
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Albert Lastukhin 2016-10-15 Kharabalinskiy rayon, Astrakhanskaya oblast', Astrakhanskaya oblast (Russian Federation) (-20 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

339792
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Eetu Paljakka 2017-05-13 Ruotila, Kouvola, Kymenlaakso, Kymenlaakso (Finland) (40 m) song - [also] [sono] 370835
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major David Bissett 2015-05-23 Basildon District (near Billericay), Essex, England, Essex (United Kingdom) (60 m) song -

Recorded in Queens Park Country Park, Billericay, Essex

bird-seen:no

244687
xeno-canto.org
Great Tit - Parus major Frank Lambert 2017-05-24 nr Mongolica Hotel, Songino Khairkhan, Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) (1200 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

411912
xeno-canto.org
Note: a maximum of 20 records are shown. For more recordings of this species, as well as maps, sonograms, and advanced searches, please visit xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.

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