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Azure Tit

Parus cyanus tianschanicus (Menzbier, 1884)

Белая лазоревка | Ақ шымшық

Ile region, Almaty oblast
© Askar Isabekov


Head is with intens grey tinge, darker than in yenisseensis. Mantle is the same as in cyanus, and darker than in yenisseensis and hyperrhiphaeus. White on secondaries is less distributed than in cyanus and yenisseensis.


Breeds and winters in Tien Shan, Dzhungarskiy Alatau, Tarbagatay, in middle and upper current of Ile valley.


Gavrilov E. I., Gavrilov A. E. "The Birds of Kazakhstan". Almaty, 2005. Э.И.Гаврилов. "Фауна и распространение птиц Казахстана". Алматы, 1999. В.К.Рябицев. "Птицы Урала, Приуралья и Западной Сибири". Екатеринбург. Изд-во Уральского университета, 2000.


relative taxons

Parus cyanus
(Pallas, 1770)
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Parus cyanus cyanus
(Pallas, 1770)
Parus cyanus hyperrhiphaeus
(Dementiev et Heptner, 1932)
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Parus cyanus yenisseensis
(Buturlin, 1911)
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Parus cyanus koktalensis
(Portenko, 1954)
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Parus (cyanus x flavipectus)
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