long tail; white outer feathers; no sexual dimorphism (Spain; 2006-06-10)

Long-tailed Bushtit
Aegithalos caudatus

Native Range: Eurasia

Notes: This species formerly was placed in the family Paridae but recently was moved to Aegithalidae; composed of many distinguishable races; inhabitats deciduous and mixed woodlands throughout much of Europe and Asia.

small bill; greyish underparts; head color varies racially (Spain; 2006-06-10)

underside view of long, white-margined tail (Northern Ireland; 2008-09-17)
red eye-ring; note the extremely tiny bill (Northern Ireland; 2008-09-17)
ventral view; some rufous tinges on body (Northern Ireland; 2008-09-17)