Definition of crested tit in English:

crested tit


  • A small European tit (songbird) with a short crest, living chiefly in coniferous woodland.

    • ‘Red-throated divers breed on the lochs, golden eagles soar from the hilltops and, in the woods, crossbills and crested tits mingle with the more common great tits, blue tits and chaffinches.’
    • ‘As well as grouse watching, Dan and his RSPB colleagues also give informal tours around the reserve for young ornithologists keen to spot capercaillie, woodpeckers, crested tits, golden eagles, merlins, buzzards and ospreys.’
    • ‘Birds now confined mainly to the east, like black grouse, crested tits, and crossbills are others that should find suitable habitat here.’