Baelolphus bicolor

A very common 6 inch ground bird that is native to Virginia all year.

Males are grey with a white chest and rusty tones on flanks with a distinct crest. They have a dark bill and eyes and a black forehead.

Females are the same as males.

Juveniles are the same as adults.

Tufted Titmouses eat insects, seeds, fruit, mealworms and suet. They love sunflower seeds. Males will feed the females during mating season.