The Himalayan black-lored tit (Parus xanthogenys) Pictures and Detail

Himalayan Black-lored tit, Himalayan Bird,
The Himalayan black-lored tit

The Himalayan black-lored tit (Parus xanthogenys) Pictures and Detail 


Today, I met the third bird from Tit Family, a Himalayan Black-lored tit. Earlier, I covered Great Tit and Cinerous Tit in previous posts. I had a great experience with the Great Tit and Cinereous Tit. This time, I got a chance to take more pictures of all these three species of Tits. 

I discovered Himalayan Black-lored tit when I was searching for a Redstart bird in a small rocky river. I noticed that a small yellow-black bird is trying to get my attention and when I focused my lens on this bird, then I realized that it is a tiny and very beautiful Himalayan Black-lored tit. 
Himalayan, Himalayan Black-lored Tit
Himalayan Black-lored Tit

I never thought that I will find a Himalayan Black-lored tit so easily. This bird also looked very willing to get his picture clicked; however, due to sunset time, I was not able to get many good pictures. Though I had a great experience with him and I can surely say now that some bird enjoys communicating with humans. 


Himalayan Black-lored Tit, Himalayan Bird,
Himalayan Black-lored Tit
  The scientific name of this bird is Parus Xanthogenys and it makes very sweet sounds like other tit birds. Himalayan Black-lored Tit as the name suggests is a resident Himalayan bird and is related to Yellow Tit.

Like other Tit birds, it also eats insects, spiders, fruits and seeds. Himalayan Black-lored tit may use other birds hole for nesting or it may make its own.
Himalayan Black-lored Tit, Bottom
Himalayan Black-lored Tit from Bottom

Himalayan Black-lored tit was so happy at clicking his pictures that he started taking a bath in front of my camera and also showed me other poses.

In the two pictures, below you can see Himalayan Black-lore tit taking bath and in water.
bath, Himalayan black-lored tit,
Himalayan Black-lored Tit taking bath

Himalayan black-lored tit, water
Himalayan Black-lore Tit in water
The sad thing is that we still know very little about this bird. I have decided to capture more pictures of this beautiful bird so that we can learn more about it. I have come to know about the area where I can find him and he has also become my friend so I hope I will get more of his picture soon.
Himalayan black-lored tit, back,
Himalayan Black-lored tit from Back
Himalayan Black-lored Tit, Back,
Himalayan Black-lored Tit (Back) 

Category - Birds of Himachal Pradesh 

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