Common name: Blue tit
Scientific name: Cyanistes caeruleus
Colour: Blue, yellow, white and green
Average Lifespan: 3 years
What do they eat: Insects and spiders. Much of their food is found on outer branches and twigs and they can be found hanging upside down to feed.
During the breeding season they will feed caterpillars to their young. They visit garden feeding stations and eat seeds, fat balls and peanuts.
In the autumn they will eat berries, insects and nuts.
Blue tits are common in woodland, especially oak woods, hedgerows, parks and gardens. They're widespread and found across the whole of the UK with the exception of some Scottish islands.
In the winter individual birds and flocks will join together with other tits and search for food.
They nest between April and June and lay between 8 and 10 eggs, they will only have 1 brood per year.