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08-30-2011, 09:46 PM
The Coal Tit is a small Bird and has The Coal Tit is 1011.5 cm in length, and has a distinctive large white nape spot on its black head. The head, throat and neck of the adult are glossy blue-black, setting off the white on the nape and sides of the face; the white tips of the coverts show as a double wing bar. The underparts are white shading through buff to Rufus on the flanks. The bill is black, the legs lead-coloured and irides dark brown.

The young bird is duller than the adult, the black head having no sheen, and the white of the nape and cheeks is tinged with yellow.