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Tit, Southern Black
 
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Scientific Name:
Parus niger
Location(s):
Africa, Angola, Botswana, East Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Gauteng Province, Global, KwaZulu Natal Province, Limpopo Province, Malawi, Mozambique, Mpumalanga Province, Namibia, North West Province, South Africa, South Central Africa, Southern Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe Read more
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IUCN
The population in South Africa is estimated as 10,000,000 individuals and the population in Mozambique has been estimated as 500,000 individuals (del Hoyo et al. 2007). ...
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Wikipedia
The Southern Black Tit, unlike parids of the Northern Hemisphere or other local species, is almost entirely monotone in colour and sexually somewhat dimorphic,[ 4] with the female being greyish and the male very distinctly blue-black in colour. It can be distinguished from the White-winged Tit and Carp's Tit by having no white rim in its tail[ 5] and is around 16 centimetres (6 in) in total length including the tail.[ 4] Like all tits, it feed chiefly on insects, and is a voracious consumer of wasps in its favoured habitat; however, it has unusually for a parid been known to take nectar and fruiting figs.[ 3] ...
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