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Baeolophus bicolor (Tufted Titmouse)

Synonyms: Baeolophus bicolor bicolor; Parus bicolor

Wikipedia Abstract

The tufted titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) is a small songbird from North America, a species in the tit and chickadee family (Paridae). The black-crested titmouse, found from central and southern Texas southwards, was included as a subspecies but is now considered a separate species B. atricristatus.These birds have grey upperparts and white underparts with a white face, a grey crest, a dark forehead and a short stout bill; they have rufous-coloured flanks.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
6
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
23
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.58419
EDGE Score: 1.88467

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  21 grams
Birth Weight [2]  1.9 grams
Female Maturity [1]  1 year
Male Maturity [1]  1 year
Clutch Size [3]  6
Clutches / Year [1]  1
Incubation [1]  13 days
Maximum Longevity [1]  13 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Allegheny Highlands forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Appalachian mixed mesophytic forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Atlantic coastal pine barrens United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests  
Central and Southern mixed grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central forest-grasslands transition United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central tall grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Central U.S. hardwood forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Chihuahuan desert Mexico, United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
East Central Texas forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Eastern Great Lakes lowland forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Edwards Plateau savanna United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Flint Hills tall grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Florida sand pine scrub United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Middle Atlantic coastal forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Mississippi lowland forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
New England-Acadian forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Northeastern coastal forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Ozark Mountain forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Piney Woods forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
South Florida rocklands United States Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern conifer forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Southeastern mixed forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southern Great Lakes forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Tamaulipan mezquital Mexico, United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Texas blackland prairies United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Upper Midwest forest-savanna transition United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Western Great Lakes forests Canada, United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Western Gulf Coastal grasslands Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands  
Western short grasslands United States Nearctic Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Antietam National Battlefield III 3263 Maryland, United States
Arkansas Post National Memorial National Monument V 424 Arkansas, United States
Big Bend Biosphere Reserve National Park II 815561 Texas, United States
Big Thicket Biosphere Reserve National Park II 616880 Texas, United States
Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge IV 4842 Georgia, United States
Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge VI 19192 Maryland, United States
Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge VI 16363 Delaware, United States
Buffalo National River National River and Wild and Scenic Riverway V 59947 Arkansas, United States
Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve 90 Michigan, United States
Canaveral National Seashore II 9090 Florida, United States
Cape Cod National Seashore II 21724 Massachusetts, United States
Cape Hatteras National Seashore II 21476 North Carolina, United States
Cape Lookout National Seashore II 18379 North Carolina, United States
Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge IV 8964 South Carolina, United States
Carl Sandburg Home National Hist. Site National Historic Site III 271 North Carolina, United States
Carolinian-South Atlantic Biosphere Reserve 310228 North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, United States      
Catoctin Mountain Park National Park II 5994 Maryland, United States
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 United States  
Champlain-Adirondack Biosphere Reserve 9859505 New York, Vermont, United States  
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area V 7622 Georgia, United States
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Hist. Park National Historical Park V 19586 Maryland, District of Columbia, United States
Chickasaw National Recreation Area V 7025 Oklahoma, United States
Chippewa Nature Center   Michigan, United States    
Colonial National Historic Park National Historical Park V 9316 Virginia, United States
Congaree Swamp National Park II 6095 South Carolina, United States
Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory LTER Site Long Term Ecological Research   North Carolina, United States
Crosswinds Marsh Nature Preserve 1050 Michigan, United States
Cumberland Island National Seashore II 20629 Georgia, United States
Cuyahoga Valley National Park II 24907 Ohio, United States
Edwin S. George Reserve 1297 Michigan, United States
Effigy Mounds National Monument V 1296 Iowa, United States
Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge VI 66133 Arkansas, United States
Fort Caroline National Memorial III 137 Florida, United States
Fort Davis National Historic Site   Texas, United States
Fort Matanzas National Monument III 269 Florida, United States
Fort Necessity National Battlefield III 1019 Pennsylvania, United States
Fort Pulaski National Monument V 4213 Georgia, United States
Friendship Hill National Historic Site III 697 Pennsylvania, United States
Gateway National Recreation Area V 1807 New Jersey, United States
George WA Carver National Monument V 210 Missouri, United States
George Washington Birthplace National Monument V 435 Virginia, United States
George Washington Memorial Parkway V   Virginia, United States
Gettysburg National Military Park V 3560 Pennsylvania, United States
Grandfather Mountain State Park   North Carolina, United States
Great Smoky Mountains National Park II 515454 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States
Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge VI 3161 New Jersey, United States
Guadalupe Mountains National Park II 46114 Texas, United States
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park V 216 North Carolina, United States
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park VI 715 West Virginia, United States
Homestead National Monument of America V 850 Nebraska, United States
Hope College Biology Nature Preserve 55 Michigan, United States
Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site III 861 Pennsylvania, United States
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park V 1926 Alabama, United States
Hot Springs National Park II 5740 Arkansas, United States
Hovenweep National Monument V 770 Colorado, Utah, United States
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore II 8272 Indiana, United States
Jean Lafitte National Hist. Park & Preserve National Historical Park II 17686 Louisiana, United States
Kellogg Biological Station LTER Site Long Term Ecological Research   Michigan, United States
Konza Prairie Biosphere Reserve 8617 Kansas, United States  
Lacassine National Wildlife Refuge VI 28351 Louisiana, United States
Land Between the Lakes Biosphere Reserve V 166264 Kentucky, Tennessee, United States
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial III 96 Indiana, United States
Little River National Wildlife Refuge   Oklahoma, United States
Little St. Simons Island   Georgia, United States
Long Point Biosphere Reserve 100325 Ontario, Canada  
Mammoth Cave Area Biosphere Reserve (Natn'l Park) National Park II 51235 Kentucky, United States
Manassas National Battlefield Park III 5132 Virginia, United States
Moores Creek National Battlefield III 100 North Carolina, United States
Morristown National Historical Park VI 1677 New Jersey, United States
National Capital Parks - Central National Park   District of Columbia, United States
New Jersey Pinelands Biosphere Reserve   New Jersey, United States  
New River Gorge National River National River and Wild and Scenic Riverway V 55591 West Virginia, United States
Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve 470167 Ontario, Canada  
Oak Ridge National Environmental Research Park 20001 Tennessee, United States
Obed Wild and Scenic River National River and Wild and Scenic Riverway V 5268 Tennessee, United States
Ocmulgee National Monument V 693 Georgia, United States
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge IV 38256 Florida, United States
Ozark National Scenic Riverways National River and Wild and Scenic Riverway V 54621 Missouri, United States
Padre Island National Seashore II 42068 Texas, United States
Point Pelee National Park II 5764 Ontario, Canada
Prince William Forest Park 19378 District of Columbia, United States
Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve VI 955579 Queretaro, Mexico  
Rock Creek Park   District of Columbia, United States
Rondeau Provincial Park II 5035 Ontario, Canada
Saint Croix International Historic Site   Maine, United States
Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge VI 23844 Oklahoma, United States
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park VI 854 Texas, United States
Shenandoah National Park II 108221 Virginia, United States
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore II 62563 Michigan, United States
South Atlantic Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 20317 South Carolina, United States  
Southern Appalachian Biosphere Reserve 37548505 North Carolina, Tennessee, United States  
Stones River National Battlefield III 518 Tennessee, United States
Tawas Point State Park 183 Michigan, United States
Thomas Stone National Historic Site   Maryland, United States
Upper Miss. River Nat'l Wildlife Refuge National Wildlife Refuge VI 25823 Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States
Valley Forge National Historical Park VI 3509 Pennsylvania, United States
Vicksburg National Military Park V 1651 Mississippi, United States
Virginia Coast Biosphere Reserve 33386 Virginia, United States  
Western Michigan University's Asylum Lake Preserve 274 Michigan, United States
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge IV 26618 Alabama, United States

Ecosystems

Prey / Diet

Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Common Ragweed)[4]
Ampelocissus latifolia (American ivy)[4]
Calosoma scrutator (Fiery searcher)[4]
Camponotus pennsylvanicus (black carpenter ant)[4]
Cornus florida (flowering dogwood)[4]
Lepidosaphes ulmi (apple oystershell scale)[4]
Lonicera japonica (Chinese honeysuckle)[4]
Malacosoma americana (Eastern tent caterpillar)[4]
Micrathena gracilis (Spined micrathena)[4]
Odontopus calceatus (Sassafras weevil)[4]
Phidippus audax (Daring Jumping Spider)[4]
Prunus serotina (Black Cherry)[5]
Quercus velutina (Black Oak)[4]
Rubus laciniatus (Cutleaf Evergreen Blackberry)[4]
Sambucus nigra (European black elderberry)[4]
Triatoma sanguisuga (Eastern blood-sucking cone)[4]
Vaccinium corymbosum (highbush blueberry)[4]
Vespula maculifrons (eastern yellowjacket)[4]
Fagus grandifolia (American beech)[4]
Pinus strobus (Eastern white pine)[4]
Pinus virginiana (Virginia pine)[4]
Quercus alba (White Oak)[4]
Quercus phellos (Willow Oak)[4]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acrosternum hilare (Green stinkbug)8
Agelaius phoeniceus (Red-winged Blackbird)4
Agkistrodon contortrix (Southern Copperhead)1
Aix sponsa (Wood Duck)4
Ambystoma maculatum (Spotted Salamander)4
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)4
Anaxyrus americanus americanus (Eastern American Toad)7
Anobium punctatum (furniture beetle)1
Anthophora abrupta (miner bee)1
Apis mellifera (honey bee)4
Archilochus colubris (Ruby-throated Hummingbird)3
Battus philenor (pipevine swallowtail)1
Bombus fervidus (Golden northern bumble bee)3
Camponotus pennsylvanicus (black carpenter ant)3
Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern Cardinal)8
Castor canadensis (american beaver)8
Cepaea nemoralis (grovesnail)1
Charadrius vociferus (Killdeer)3
Chilocorus bipustulatus1
Chilocorus kuwanae1
Colinus virginianus (Northern Bobwhite)11
Corvus brachyrhynchos (American Crow)7
Cryptotis parva (North American Least Shrew)5
Cyanocitta cristata (Blue Jay)9
Dendroctonus frontalis (southern pine beetle)1
Diapheromera femorata (Common American Walkingstick)3
Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum)5
Dryocopus pileatus (Pileated Woodpecker)8
Dumetella carolinensis (Grey Catbird)1
Eptesicus fuscus (big brown bat)5
Erynnis juvenalis (Juvenal's duskywing skipper)2
Euphydryas phaeton (Baltimore checkerspot)1
Eurycea guttolineata (Three-lined Salamander)2
Geothlypis trichas (Common Yellowthroat)1
Gryllus pennsylvanicus (fall field cricket)1
Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (Greenhouse thrip)2
Hippodamia convergens (convergent lady beetle)1
Incisalia henrici (Henry's Elfin)1
Incisalia niphon (Eastern Pine Elfin)2
Lithobates sphenocephalus sphenocephalus (Florida Leopard Frog)4
Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)8
Lygocoris pabulinus (Common Green Capsid)1
Marmota monax (woodchuck)4
Melanerpes carolinus (Red-bellied Woodpecker)1
Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey)14
Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)9
Microtus pennsylvanicus (meadow vole)7
Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird)7
Molothrus ater (Brown-headed Cowbird)5
Myiarchus crinitus (Great Crested Flycatcher)8
Neotoma floridana (eastern woodrat)1
Notophthalmus viridescens (Eastern Newt)1
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)12
Ondatra zibethicus (muskrat)1
Papilio glaucus (Eastern tiger swallowtail)3
Papilio troilus (spicebush swallowtail)1
Peromyscus leucopus (white-footed mouse)11
Picoides pubescens (Downy Woodpecker)12
Piranga rubra (Summer Tanager)1
Plestiodon fasciatus (Five-lined Skink)5
Plethodon cinereus (Eastern Red-backed Salamander)5
Poecile carolinensis (Carolina Chickadee)12
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)10
Pseudacris crucifer (Spring Peeper)3
Ptilinus pectinicornis1
Quiscalus quiscula (Common Grackle)5
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat)1
Reticulitermes flavipes (eastern subterranean termite)4
Satyrium calanus (Banded hairstreak)1
Scalopus aquaticus (Eastern Mole)5
Sciurus carolinensis (eastern gray squirrel)10
Sciurus niger (eastern fox squirrel)1
Sialia sialis (Eastern Bluebird)8
Sitta carolinensis (White-breasted Nuthatch)12
Spinus tristis (American Goldfinch)5
Streptopelia decaocto (Eurasian Collared-Dove)1
Sturnus vulgaris (European Starling)4
Sylvilagus floridanus (Eastern Cottontail)8
Tamias striatus (eastern chipmunk)11
Terrapene carolina (Florida Box Turtle)1
Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Garter Snake)1
Thrips atratus1
Thryothorus ludovicianus (Carolina Wren)4
Turdus merula (Eurasian Blackbird)1
Turdus migratorius (American Robin)13
Tyrannus tyrannus (Eastern Kingbird)1
Ursus arctos (Grizzly Bear)1
Vireo olivaceus (Red-eyed Vireo)1
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)7
Zenaida macroura (Mourning Dove)4
Zonotrichia albicollis (White-throated Sparrow)4

Predators

Buteo platypterus (Broad-winged Hawk)[6]
Megascops asio (Eastern Screech-Owl)[6]
Strix varia (Barred Owl)[4]

Providers

Shelter 
Acer saccharinum (silver maple)[4]
Digitaria ischaemum (small crabgrass)[4]
Juniperus virginiana (Eastern Red-cedar)[4]
Leucobryum glaucum (leucobryum moss)[4]
Panicum virgatum (old switch panic grass)[4]
Poa pratensis (Kentucky bluegrass)[4]
Ulmus americana (American elm)[4]
Fagus grandifolia (American beech)[4]
Pinus strobus (Eastern white pine)[4]
Pinus virginiana (Virginia pine)[4]
Quercus alba (White Oak)[4]
Quercus phellos (Willow Oak)[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
National Aviary in Pittsburgh
South Carolina Aquarium
Tennessee Aquarium
Virginia Aquarium&Marine Science Ctr

Range Map

Harvard Forest LTER Site; Mount Mitchell State Park; North America; Roosevelt Vanderbilt National Historic Site; Saratoga National Historical Park; Tennessee River Gorge; Western Michigan University’s Asylum Lake;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Terje Lislevand, Jordi Figuerola, and Tamás Székely. 2007. Avian body sizes in relation to fecundity, mating system, display behavior, and resource sharing. Ecology 88:1605 3Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303 4Study of Northern Virginia Ecology 5Characteristics of Some Fruiting Plant Species in Northwest Arkansas, and the Avian Assemblages that Feed on Them, John W. Prather, Kimberly G. Smith, Michael A. Mlodinow, Cecilia M. Riley, Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science,Vol. 54, 2000, pp. 103-108 6Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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