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 Translation for 'great tit' from English to Greek
NOUN   a great tit | great tits
ορν.T
great tit {noun} [Parus major]
καλόγερος {ο}
great {adj}σπυδαίος
great {adv}υπέροχα
to a great extentσε μεγάλο βαθμό
ορν.T
sombre tit {noun} [Br.] [Poecile lugubris, syn.: Parus lugubris]
κλειδωνάς {ο}
ορν.T
somber tit {noun} [Am.] [Poecile lugubris, syn.: Parus lugubris]
κλειδωνάς {ο}
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Usage Examples English
  • A hairy snail was found in the plumage of a great tit ("Parus major") wintering in southwestern Poland in 2010. This passerine was the smallest bird species reported to carry a gastropod.
  • The nominate subspecies of the great tit is the most widespread, its range stretching from the Iberian Peninsula to the Amur Valley and from Scandinavia to the Middle East.
  • The genus "Parus" includes the great tit that ranges from Western Europe to Indonesia.
  • Europe has only a few birds with conspicuous blue in the plumage, including the great tit ("Parus major"), the various blue tits of the genus ("Cyanistes") and the common kingfisher.
  • An experiment with bird houses for the great tit began in 2016. It has been observed that great tits like to eat the young, not yet hairy caterpillars in April.

  • In natural populations of the bird "Parus major" (great tit), inbreeding is likely avoided by dispersal of individuals from their birthplace, which reduces the chance of mating with a close relative.
  • These include robin, chaffinch, blue tit, great tit, sparrowhawk and common woodpigeon, with common redstarts and tree pipits visiting during the summer and fieldfare and redwing during the winter.
  • In the densely wooded areas species such as greater coucal, great tit and Oriental magpie nest.
  • There is also some evidence that vocal amplitude effects male-male competition in such species as the great tit.
  • Nesting birds include common redstart, great tit and blue tit. The wood warbler and turtle dove are recorded visitors.

  • Traffic noise was found to decrease reproductive success in the great tit ("Parus major") due to the overlap in acoustic frequency.
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