|Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos
|Monks Eleigh Garden, Suffolk,
During the winter Long-tailed Tits are usually
seen in small flocks. These consist of a
family party of parents and offspring from the previous breeding
season with any extra adults that have helped to raise the brood.
These helpers improve the survival rate of the
|At the start of the breeding
season, the flock breaks up into pairs, with territories within
the territory of the winter flock.
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