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Psaltriparus minimus Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Aegithalidae Family
11 cm Length
Forest. Shrubland, plantations urban areas, gardens. Between  1200 - 3600 m. Range:- Canada:- British Columbia. Guatemala, Mexico:- Baja California Norte, Baja California Sur, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Guerrero, Michoacán,  Oaxaca, Puebla, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala, Veracruz, USA:- Arizona, California Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming. Habitat
 4-8 eggs, incubation by both parents 12-13 days, fledging 16-18  days. 1 Brood/year Clutch
Arthropods, larvae. Food  
7036 - TSN: 178765 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

American Bushtit Andrew Spencer Twin Mountains, Saguache Co., Colorado United States XC109191 call

AKA:- Czech: mlynařík americký
Danish: Kratmejse
German: Buschmeise
English: Bushtit, Bush-Tit, Common Bushtit
Spanish: Sastrecillo, Sastrecito Común
Spanish (Mexico): Sastrecillo
Estonian: ameerika sabatihane
Finnish: Pensastiainen
French: Mésange buissonnière
Italian: Codibugnolo americano
Japanese: yabugara
Japanese: ヤブガラ
Latin: Psaltriparus minimus, Psaltriparus minimus minimus
Dutch: Struikmees
Norwegian: Krattmeis
Polish: raniuszek amerykanski, raniuszek amerykański
Russian: Темношапочная кустарниковая синица
Slovak: mlynárka lesná
Swedish: Buskmes
Chinese: 短嘴长尾山雀


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Psaltriparus minimus melanotis
Psaltriparus minimus melanurus
Psaltriparus minimus minimus
Psaltriparus minimus personatus
Psaltriparus minimus plumbeus
Psaltriparus minimus providentialis
Psaltriparus minimus santaritae
Psaltriparus minimus saturatus
Psaltriparus minimus sociabilis

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