bushtit

noun bush·tit \ -ˌtit \

Definition of bushtit

: any of several very small, long-tailed birds (family Aegithalidae) that are related to the chickadees and titmice and are often found in large, active flocks; especially : a pale gray to pale brown bird (Psaltriparus minimus) of the Pacific coast from British Columbia to southern California and inland and southward to Wyoming, Texas, and Guatemala

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1884

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